Elderly man gets life term for rape in Mymensingh

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28 October, 2020 12:00 AM printer

MYMENSINGH: An elderly man gets life-term for rape of minor girl in Mymensingh.

A court in the district has given life-term jail sentence to an elderly man for raping a child.

SM Ershadul Alam, judge of Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal in Mymensingh, on Tuesday sentenced sexagenarian Motaleb Hossain Motu, of village Parail under Sadar upazila, life term for raping an eight-year old girl on April 12, 2013.

The case statement reads that family members went to a nearby pond to have bath leaving the minor girl at home on April 12, 2013. Taking advantage of it, neighbour Motu entered the house and raped the girl child.

On the following day, the girl’s father filed a case with Kotwali Model Police Station. After seven and a half years of the crime, the court delivered the sentence against Motaleb Hossain Motu.