A home tutor was sentenced to life-term imprisonment by a court yesterday in the district for violating a fourth-garde female student in 2010.
According to the prosecution, Tofail Hossen Hira, 29, of Purbopara village in Bhuapur upazila, also the tutor of the girl was teaching her at her house. On March 2, 2010 , he took the girl to his house in the name of teaching. At one stage, he violated the girl sexually.
Later, the girl returned home in critical condition and described the incident to her mother.
At first she was admitted to Tangail Hospital from where she was sent to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.
The mother of the victim filed a case with Bhuapur police satation in this regard.
The court, after examining records and witnesses, handed down the verdict in the afternoon.