The girl filed the case under the Woman and Children Repression Prevention Act on October 21, 2007
A Rangpur court sentenced a man to life in prison in a 2007 case filed for raping a girl who used to work as his domestic help.
Judge Rakanuzzaman of the Woman and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal 2 passed the order on Tuesday with the convict Naya Mia, 47, present at the dock.
According to the prosecution the girl, daughter of a day labourer and neighbour of Naya Miya used to work at his house.
On April 14, 2007, Naya Miya raped her when she was alone in the house. Later, the matter came to light when the girl became pregnant.
The girl filed a case against Naya Miya under the Woman and Children Repression Prevention Act with Pirgachha police station on October 21 the same year.