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Gang-rape in Noakhali: 13 sentenced to 10 years imprisonment

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  • 14th December, 2021 12:51:20 PM
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Gang-rape in Noakhali: 13 sentenced to 10 years imprisonment

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A Noakhali court has sentenced 13 people to 10 years' rigorous imprisonment in a case filed over gang-rape and torture of a woman in Begumganj upazila of the district last year.

The district's Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-1 Judge Jainal Abedin handed down the verdict on Tuesday in presence of nine accused.

The court also fined them Tk 50,000 each, in default of which they will have to serve three months more in jail.

The convicts are Noor Hossain Badal, Abdur Rahim, Mohammad Ali alias Abul Kalam, Israfil Hossain Miah, Moyeen Uddin Sazu, Shamsuddin Sumon, Abdur Rob Chowdhury, Mostafizur Rahman Arif, Jamal Uddin, Noor Hossain Russel, Mizanur Rahman Tareq, Anwar Hossain Sohag and Delwar Hossain.

Among them, Abdur Rob, Mostafizur, Jamal and Mizanur are on the run.

On March 24, the same court farmed charges against 13 persons in the case.

A gang of criminals brutally tortured a woman, after breaking into her house in the upazila on September 2, 2020.