KHULNA: A court here on Wednesday sentenced a couple to death for selling a 17-year-old girl to a brothel in India.
Khulna Woman and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge A Salam Khan handed down the judgment.
According to the prosecution, the convicts took the girl to India with promise of arranging a good job and sold her there to a brothel on October 19, 2009, reports UNB.
As her family failed to trace out the girl they logged a general diary against the couple with local police.
Later, the family members contacted Shahin who asked them to provide Tk 20,000 to get back the girl.
The girl’s mother lodged a complaint with Khanjahan Ali Police and on January 20, 2010, investigating officer of the case Ashim Kumar submitted a chargesheet against the couple.