A special court in Manikganj on Thursday convicted a man and sentenced him to life term imprisonment for violating a woman in 2010.
The convict was identified as Nanda Gopal Sarkar, son of Nihar Chandra Pal of Shibalaya upazila. The court also fined him Tk one lakh.
According to the prosecution, the convict raped the woman in Ghior upazila on April 7, 2010. The victim filed the case with Ghior Police Station the following the day.
Police submitted the charge sheet against Gopal on June 7, 2010.
After examining records and witnesses, Manikganj Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Mohammad Ali Hossain handed down the verdict.