Two get 14 yrs jail for abducting schoolgirl in Jashore

Published: January 31, 2019 16:43:43 | Updated: February 06, 2019 17:47:47

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A court in Jashore on Wednesday sentenced two people to 14 years imprisonment for abducting a schoolgirl in 2006.

The court also fined the two convicts - Wasim Sheikh, son of Ibad Ali and Babul Morol, son of Akkel Ali - Tk 10,000 each, in default, to suffer two more years of rigorous imprisonment.

According to the prosecution, the convicts along with two other associates abducted a class IX student of Purakhali Secondary School in Abhoynagar upazila on September 29, 2006.

When victim's father filed a case with Abhoynagar Police Station they rescued the girl. Police submitted chargesheet against the four people in the case, reports UNB.

After examining records and witnesses, Jashore Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge TM Musa handed down the verdict acquitting the two other accused as allegations brought against them could not be proved.

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