Thursday, 18 August, 2022

3 to die for raping minor girl in Feni

FENI: A court in Feni on Thursday sentenced three people to death for raping a girl in 2003 in front of her mother.

The condemned convicts are Abul Kashem, Md Latu and Jahangir Alam.

Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Osman Haider pronounced the verdict.

The court also acquitted another accused Mohammad Faruk as his charges were not proved.

According to the prosecution, Kashem, Latu, Jahangir and Faruk raped the girl tying her mother with a tree on May 13, 2003.

Later, the victim’s mother filed a case with Sonagazi Police Station accusing the four people.

After examining records and witnesses, the court handed down the verdict in presence of accused Faruk, assistant public prosecutor Farid Ahmed Hazari said.

Other accused of the case are fugitive.