Kurigram, July 16 (UNB)- A man was jailed for life on Tuesday for raping a teenage girl in Akotapara village of Sadar Upazila in 2008.
The convict was identified as Masud Rana, 20, a local bus driver of Sadar upazila who is on the run.
District Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Omlan Kusum Zisnu also fined him Tk 50,000.
He will have to serve six more months in jail if he fails to pay the fine.
Public Prosecutor said Masud who had been stalking the victim, broke into her house at night on October 10, 2008 and violated the girl.
The victim later became pregnancy.
The victim’s father filed the case after four months when her pregnancy became visible, later she also gave birth to a son.