CHITTAGONG: A mobile court sentenced eight months imprisonment to a man for abusing a girl child sexually during a programme marking ‘National Girl Child Day-2016’ at Chittagong Shilpakala Academy premises on Friday.
The convict is identified as Humayun Kabir, 42, of city’s Dampara area.
Sources said a programme was going on marking the girl child day at the Shilpakala premises where Chittagong Deputy Commissioner Shamsul Arefin and other high officials were present.
A good number of students from different educational institutions attended the programme.
Humayun abused the 11-year-old girl, a student of class IV, in the corridor of the academy auditorium during the programme.
As the girl made complaint, on-duty cops caught Humayun and produced before a mobile court led by Executive Magistrate Md Sabbir Rahman Sunny. Two woman ward councillors gave deposition about the incident before the court.