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Three get life-term for raping 2 girls

23 September 2022

Court Correspondent :
A Dhaka Court yesterday sentenced three people to life-term imprisonment and fined them Taka one lakh each in a case lodged about gang-rape of two adolescent girls in 2020.
The convicts are- Sohel Byapari, 38, Rana Byapari, 32, and Aktar Ali, 38. But the court acquitted fugitive Sajal of the charges as the allegations brought against him were not proved.
Judge Julfikar Hayat of Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-3 of Dhaka pronounced the judgment in presence of three convicts and later they were sent to the prison with conviction warrant.
According to the case documents, the three people raped two girls on October 8, 2020, in Noakhali Potti area under Kadamtali Police Station in the capital. The case was filed against the four accused. The court on September 15, 2021, framed charges against them.
A total of 11 witnesses out of 24 testified in the case on different dates and were later cross-examined by the defense lawyers.

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