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2019-05-08 11:28:02 BdST

Four to die over rape of teenage girl in Shariatpur


Sentenced four people at police station

A tribunal here on Tuesday sentenced four people to death over the rape of a minor girl at Ahmed Chowkidar Kandi village in Zanjira upazila in 2017.

The convicts are Nur Morol, 35, son of Hamed Morol of Morolkandi village, Chunnu Morol, 50, son of Siddique Morol, Swapna Begum, 45, wife of Chunnu Morol, and Selim Chowkidar, 37, son of Jasim Chowkidar of Ahmed Chowkidar Kandi village.

According to the prosecution, the victim, Rima Aktar, 13, daughter of Ilias Chowkidar, went missing on September 11, 2017.

Her body was recovered from an abandoned place at the village with injury marks to the neck and chest two days later.

The victim’s father filed a case with Zanjira Police Station on September 14.

The male convicts raped the girl while Swapna abetted the crime. Later, they killed Rima.

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