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Man to walk gallows for killing minor after rape in Tangail

| Updated: September 14, 2018 11:57:26

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A tribunal in Tangail on Thursday sentenced a young man to death for killing a minor girl after rape in Madhupur upazila in 2014.

The condemned convicted is Kamrul Islam, 24, son of Saban Ali, a resident Bhutia Akhrachuna village in the upazila. The court also fined him Tk 100,000.

According to prosecution, when eight-year old girl Bithi was playing in a field of the village on May 19 in 2014 Kamrul took her to an orchard alluring her for giving litchi and violated her. Later, he killed her.

Locals caught Kamrul and handed him over to police.

During interrogation, Kamrul confessed to his guilt. Following his information, police recovered the body from the orchard, UNB reported.

Victim's father Abul Kalam filed a murder case accusing Kamrul on May 20.

After examining all the records and witnesses, Tangail Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal judge Khaleda Yeasmin handed down the verdict.

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