A Rangpur court on Thursday sentenced five people to life imprisonment for raping and murdering a 16-year-old girl in Gangachara upazila in 2015. Rangpur Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-2 Judge Md Rokonuzzaman gave the order and imposed a Tk1 lakh fine on each of the convicts. The lifers are Abuzar Rahman, 28, Alamgir Hossain, 27, Nazir Hosain, 27, Abdul Karim, 29, and Aminur Rahman, 29, of Narasingha Morneya village of Gangachara. All of them – except Alamgir who is still running away – were present during the judgment. Read: Naogaon: 10, including 5 brothers, get life in prison for 2013 murder According to the case complaint, the 16-year-old girl of Narasingha Morneya and Abuzar formed a romantic attachment. "The girl insisted that they get married as she became pregnant. But Abuzar refused." On May 14, 2015, Abuzar and his associates took the girl to a nearby crop field as her parents were not home. They took turns raping the 16-year-old before killing her by slitting her throat. A case was filed with police in this connection following a complaint received from the girl's father.
A Rajshahi court on Tuesday sentenced a man to life term imprisonment for raping a minor girl in Charghat upazila of the district around 10 years back. Rajshahi Women and Children Repression and Prevention Tribunal-2 Judge Muhmmad Hasanuzzaman also fined the convict Tk 20,000, in default of which he will have to serve one more month imprisonment in jail, according to Syed Shamsunnahar, public prosecutor of the court. Read more: Father, son get life imprisonment for murder in Mymensingh The convict is Ujjal Ali, 35, a resident of Purbo Kalabiparea village under Charghat upazila. According to the case statement, the accused raped the class five-grader after taking her to a sugarcane field when the victim was returning home after providing her father food at a cropland on September 27, 2012. The accused threatened to kill the victim if she disclosed the matter to anybody. However, a woman whose identity has not been disclosed witnessed the crime and informed the victim’s parents. The 5th-grader’s father filed a case under Women and Children Repression and Prevention Act against the accused on the following day. Police pressed chargesheet accusing him while the court framed the chargesheet against him. Read more: 5 get life term for murder in Faridpur After completing all procedures, the court handed down the judgment in the presence of the accused on Tuesday, the PP added.
A tribunal in Cumilla on Tuesday sentenced two men to death for killing a 10-year-old girl after rape in Monohargonj upazila in 2018. The death-row convicts are Bacchu Mia and Amir Hamza, residents of the upazila. Cumilla Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Abdullah Al Mamun delivered the judgment. Read more: Unspeakable: Parents tied up before daughter gang-raped by vandals in Subarnachar The court also fined the convicts Tk 1 lakh each. According to the case, the minor girl was raped and hacked to death by the convicts in the upazila on March 5 in 2018. Later, police recovered the body and sent it to Cumilla Medical College and Hospital for autopsy. Read more: Sunamganj: 5 get life in prison in attempted rape, rape cases A case was filed at Monohargonj police station in this regard. On February 12 in 2019, a chargesheet against the convicts was submitted to the court.
A tribunal in Khulna on Tuesday sentenced six men to death for raping a teenage girl in Sonadanga upazila in 2019. The death-row convicts are Morshedul Islam Shanto alias Shanto Biswas, Sheikh Shahadat Hossain, Md Rabbi Hasan Parash, Md Mahmud Hasan Akash, Kazi Ariful Islam Pritam and Md Mim Hossain. Among them, Shanto, Shahadat and Pritam were tried in absentia. Khulna Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-3 Judge Abdus Salam Khan delivered the judgment. Read more: Unspeakable: Parents tied up before daughter gang-raped by vandals in Subarnachar The court fined the convicts Tk 20,000 each. The court also sentenced four adolescents to eight years imprisonment each. One of them was sentenced to three more years more jail under the Anti-Pornography Act. According to the case, Shanto raped the sixth grader girl after taking her to a rented house of another convict on June 29 in 2019. The others convicts videoed the crime and raped the girl in terms. Read more: Sunamganj: 5 get life in prison in attempted rape, rape cases On the following day, a case was filed against nine people at Sonadanga police station. On November 13 of the same year, the investigation officer of the case and Sonadanga police station officer-in-charge (OC) Momtazul Hoque submitted a chargesheet against 10 convicts.
Miscreants allegedly gang raped a 14-year-old girl in Subarnachar upazila in Noakhali on Sunday night after tying up her parents. The incident occurred around 11 pm at West Char Mazid area in the upazila, said police. Girl’s parents said some 20 to 25 men attacked their house at night, vandalized and looted it. They also beat them up and tied them outside the house, they said. Also read: Sunamganj: 5 get life in prison in attempted rape, rape cases Later two of them raped the girl while others assisted and after that she tried to commit suicide, said the girl’s parents. Police officers from Char Jabbar police station rescued the family after getting a call on emergency helpline no 999 and admitted them to the upazila health complex, said Jaynal Abedin, Officer-in-Charge of Char Jabbar police station. Also read: Female garment worker gang raped in Netrokona, 3 arrested A case has been filed in this regard and efforts are on to arrest the accused, said the OC. The girl was taken to Noakhali General Hospital on Monday for a medical test and her sample has been collected, said Resident Medical Officer Syed Mahi Uddin Abdul Azim.
A man was sentenced life imprisonment for raping a minor girl in Kishoreganj on Sunday. Kishoreganj Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-1 Judge Mohammad Habibullah pronounced the order. The court also imposed a Tk 1 lakh fine on the accused Riyad, 31. Read more: 6 sentenced to life in prison for 2010 murder of journalist According to the case complaint, on June 15, 2018, the accused raped a 16-year-old girl at Karimganj upazila. When the girl became pregnant, her mother filed a case against the accused at Karimganj police station. Special Public Prosecutor MA Afzal represented the state and advocate Abu Sayem Mazumdar appeared for the accused during the hearing.
A 19-year-old woman was sedated and raped in Dhaka’s Demra area on Sunday night, police say. Demra police said the woman came to visit her elder brother in Kadamtali area some 15 days ago. On Sunday, she went to the Konapara fair in Demra and met a distant relative and his friend. “The duo apparently mixed sedatives in soft drink which the young woman drank. Later, they took her to a nearby field where she was raped by multiple people,” Azharul Islam, a Sub-inspector of Demra Police Station, said. Read: Khulna: Young woman sedated, raped by 4 Md Shafiqur, Officer-in-Charge of Demra Police Station, said that after being informed by the woman about the incident, police rescued and admitted her to the One-Stop Crisis Center of Dhaka Medical College Hospital. “She is under treatment and unwell at the moment. We will take legal action after medical tests and once we get information from her,” he added.
A six-year-old girl has been raped allegedly by a youth in Durgapur upazila of Rajshahi, said police. Police also arrested Nadim Hossain, 22, on Sunday. Nadim, who used to work in the rape survivor’s family’s cropland, raped the minor girl after finding her alone at her home Sunday noon, said Nazmul Hoque, officer-in-charge (OC) of Durgapur police station. Hearing the scream of the girl, neighbours rushed to the spot and caught Nadim. The girl was admitted to the One Stop Crisis (OCC) Center of Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH), he added. Police arrested the youth following a complaint lodged at the police sation, said the OC.
A Dhaka court on Thursday sentenced three people to life imprisonment for raping two teenage girls in the capital’s Kadamtali area two years ago. Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal -3 Judge AM Zulfikar Hayat pronounced the judgment. The lifers are Sohel Bepari, 38, Rana Bepari, 32, and Akter Ali, 38. The court also filed them Tk 1 lakh each and they have to serve six months more jail in case of failure to pay the fine. The court acquitted another accused as charges brought against him could not be proved. According to case statement, the victims and accused were tenants of the same building at Kadamtali area. Read: 4 get life imprisonment for murder in Chattogram On February 8, 2020, the accused forcefully entered the victims’ flat around 10 pm and raped them. Later the two victims filed a case at Kadamtali police station. Police submitted a chargesheet in the case against four accused. On September 15, 2021, the court began official trial in the case by framing charges against the accused.
A seven-year-old girl was killed allegedly after rape in Port Colony area of Chattogram port city on Sunday morning. The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately. Mahfuzur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bandar Police Station, said being informed by locals, they recovered the body from an abandoned house in the area around 11.30am. The body was sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy, the OC said adding that the victim’s father is a rickshaw puller and mother is a begger. A Criminal Investigation Department (CID) team visited the spot.