A Natore court on Wednesday sentenced two young men to death in a case filed over the gang rape and murder of a schoolgirl in Naldanga upazila of Natore in 2015.
The convicts are Mobarak Hossain Kalu and Md Mithun.
Judge Mohammad Hasanuzzaman of Natore Women Children Repression Prevention Tribunal delivered the verdict.
According to the case statement, Maya, a fifth grader of Yearpur Government Primary School and daughter of the upazila’s Jahurul Islam, went missing from her school on July 27, 2015.
Later, her body was recovered from a mango orchard near the Barnoi River in the locality.
Her father Jahurul filed the case against Mobarak and Mithun, who confessed to their guilt.