The rape victim went missing on the night of 29 August 2013. Later, her body was found in a field near the Teesta River
A Nilphamari court sentenced a man to death on Thursday for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in the district in 2013.
District and Sessions Judge Md Mahbubur Rahman sentenced Makbul Hossen, 40, of Satjan Ghatergram in Dimla upazila to death for murdering his 14-year-old relative Mousumi, daughter of Abdul Goni, after raping her.
According to the prosecution, Mousumi went missing on the night of 29 August 2013. Later, her body was found in a field near the Teesta River.
Abdul Goni filed a murder case on the day accusing six people, including Makbul. After investigation of the matter, police found that the girl was murdered after rape.
The District and Sessions Judge Court sentenced the main accused Makbul to death after finding him guilty of raping and murdering the teenage girl.