Rapist convicted in Rangpur
A person named Mithun Sheikh Sabuj (35) has been sentenced to life imprisonment in a rape case in Rangpur on Thursday.
Judge M Ali Ahmed of Rangpur Women and Child Torture Court-3 gave this order on Thursday afternoon. In the order, the accused was sentenced to another one month without labor in default of payment of a fine of 5 thousand rupees. Mithun Sheikh Sabuj is the son of Mojahar Sheikh of village Shekerhat (Ardash Para) of Gopalpur Union of Badarganj Upazila.
According to the details of the case, the accused Mithun raped his lover in Damodarpur Kazipara area of Taraganj Upazila of Rangpur on December 7, 2020. At one point, when the lover fell ill, he left her and ran away.
In this regard, the victim's father filed a case against 5 people at Taraganj police station. The police investigated the incident and filed a charge sheet against 2 people in the court. The court gave this order considering the evidence of the case.
The other accused in the case was acquitted. Advocate Tajibur Rahman Laiju for the state side and Advocate Abdul Hakim for the accused handled the case.