RANGPUR: A Rangpur court on Tuesday sentenced an agriculture officer to life imprisonment for raping his neighbour schoolgirl in 2005.
Judge Md Rokonuzzaman of Woman and Children Repression Prevention court passed the sentence, and a fine of Tk 1 lakh, said Public Prosecutor Zahangir Hossain Tuhin.The accused is Zakirul Islam Milon son of Ansar Ali of Pathanpara village under Ramnathpur union of Badarganj upazila of Rangpur. He was an agriculture officer of Kishoreganj Upazila of Nilphamari district. The court has taken testimonies of the accused and the prosecution in this case for 14 years.
According to the case statement, on July 4, 2005, accused Zakirul Islam Milan called on the schoolgirl of neighbouring Abdul Malek.