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Man gets life sentence over rape in Gazipur

  • Published at 09:16 pm February 5th, 2019
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According to the case details, on September 15, 2017 at around 11pm, Billal Bhuiya raped a third-grade student of a local school, who went to play near his house

A Gazipur court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment after being convicted of raping a third-grader in the Rajbari union of the Sreepur upazila.

The convicted Billal Bhuiya, 60 was also fined Tk50,000, which if failed to pay will result in additional six months jail time.

Judge MA Mejbah Uddin Bhuiya passed the verdict on Tuesday noon following a hearing from the both sides.

As the charges against the other two accused Rubel and Helal Khan were not proven, they were exempted from the charge sheet.

According to the case details, on September 15, 2017, at around 11am, Billal Bhuiya raped a third-grade student of a local school, who went to play near his house.

On September 21, 2017 the victim’s mother filed a case with the Sreepur Police Station, accusing three men.

On November 17, 2017 following an investigation, the police filed a charge-sheet accusing Billal Bhuiya in Gazipur court.

Special prosecutor Fazlul Quader of the Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal conducted the court proceedings and expressed satisfaction at the verdict.