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Three get life term jail for raping schoolgirl in Jhenaidah

A court in Jhenaidah on Wednesday sentenced three people to life term rigorous imprisonment for raping a seventh grader at Sadar upazila in the district on 2011.Jhenaidah Women and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Mizanur Rahman delivered the verdict in presence of two convicts

The convicted are Mofizur Rahman, Rinku, and Mithu Mia,– all are residents of Kamarkundu village under the upazila.According to the case statement, the trio used to harass the victim and give her indecent proposal often. As she denied their proposal, the convicts kidnapped the victim from her house at night on March 18, 2011 and took her to an empty space where they violated her.Later, the victim’s aunt lodged a case with Jhenaidah Sadar Police Station accusing the three convicted.On August 8, the investigation officer of the case pressed the charge-sheet to the court after finishing the investigation.After hearing witnesses and examinning evidences, the court handed down the verdict.Among the convicts, Rinku is on run and police are trying to arrest him.

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