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Nine get jail for killing housewife after rape in Jhenaidah

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  • 28 September, 2022 12:00 AM
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Nine get jail for killing housewife after rape in Jhenaidah

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JHENAIDAH: A court in Jhenaidah on Tuesday sentenced nine accused to life imprisonment for killing a housewife after gang rape at Sadar upazila in the district in 2011.

Jhenaidah Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Mizanur Rahman pronounced the verdict this afternoon.

The convicts are Shariful, Rasul, Golam Rasul, Amirul, Zahidul Islam, Abdul Aziz, Azizur Rahman, Baten and Badsha Mia. The court also fined them Tk 1 lakh each.

Bazlur Rahman, public prosecutor of the court, confirmed the matter.

Victim Renu Begum was the wife of Arab Ali, a resident of Bishkhali village.

According to the prosecution, the convicts picked up Renu Begum on March, 2011 from her house. Later, they raped her in a bush and killed her there.

A case was filed by the victim’s husband with Jhenaidah Sadar Police Station accusing 10 people. One of them died before the trial.