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Father sentenced to life for raping daughter, now pregnant

  • Published at 11:51 pm July 24th, 2019
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The court also fined him TK20,000

A Gazipur court sentenced a man to life iin prison for raping his 12-year-old daughter and making her pregnant.

Gazipur Women and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal Court Judge Mesbah Uddin delivered the judgment on Wednesday afternoon.

Hearing the testimony of seven witnesses, the court convicted Aynal who was present in court.

The court also fined him TK20,000. He has to spend an additional six months in jail if he fails to pay.

According to the Public Prosecutor (PP) Adv Shahjahan, the convicted, Aynal Mia, 39, was a single father, left by two of his wives.

On April 15, 2015, he raped his daughter and threatened her into not telling anyone about his incestuous rape. When the girl was five-months pregnant, locals noticed her pregnancy and a neighbor, Rekha Begum, filed a case against Aynal.

The charge sheet was filed on December, 27, 2015, following Aynal’s arrest.