A Chittagong court on Wednesday sentenced a man to 40 years of imprisonment in a case over raping a 9 years old girl in Lohagora upazila in the district in 2003.
The convict is Jasim Uddin, son of Abul Kasem of Sikdarpara in Lohagora upazila.
Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-2 judge Motahar Ali handed down the verdict, said a UNB report.
According to the prosecution, victim's family was living as tenant at Jasim's house in Sikdarpara. On May 19 in 2003, Jasim raped the child while she was going to a local madrassah.
The victim's father later filed a case with Lohagora Police Station.