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Two receive life sentence for raping college student

  • Published at 04:48 pm July 19th, 2018

The convicts were also fined Tk 25,000

A Rangpur court has sentenced two people to lifetime imprisonment for raping a college student in 2010. 

Judge Jabid Hasan of the Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal handed down the verdict on Thursday. 

The judge also fined the convicts – rapist Tajkir Hossain and his accomplice Dulali Begum – Tk 25,000. They will have to stay six more months behind bars if they fail to pay the fine. 

According to case details, Tajkir raped the third-year student of Rangpur Carmichael University College, in Dulali’s dormitory room, at gunpoint.

Following the incident, the victim filed a case with the Kotwali police station.

Police submitted a charge sheet against Tajkir and Dulali following investigation.