A Thakurgaon court today (May 24, 2022) sentenced a man to life term imprisonment for raping a female student of an university in Thakurgaon in 2010.
The convict, Asaduzzaman Rizvi (42), of Thakurgaon’s Ranisankail upazila, is a relative of the victim, reports our local correspondent.
Thakurgaon Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Md Golam Farukh delivered the verdict this afternoon in presence of lone accused Rizvi.
The court also fined the convict Tk 10,000, in default, to suffer six months more in jail.
According to the prosecution, the victim, who was third year student of a polytechnic institute, used to live in a female mess in Thakurgaon municipality.
Rizvi took to the female student to a residential hotel at Ranisankail upazila and raped her on May 27, 2010.
On May 29, the victim’s father filed a rape case with Ranisankail Police Station accusing Rizvi.
Police submitted a charge sheet to a court after two years of the incident.
After examining the documents and witnesses, the judge handed down the verdict today.