Dhaka, 27 September, Abnews: A court here on Thursday sentenced three youths to death in a case over killing a minor girl after rape at Bakakura village in Jhenaigati upazila in 2016.
The convicts were identified as Amanullah, 23, Nure Alam,28 and Kalu Miah,30-all hailing from the same village. Among them, Kalu Miah was tried in absentia.
According to prosecution, with the help of Kalu Miah and Nure Alam Amanullah picked up Bina Akther, a class V student , from her house on July 9,2016.
Amanullah took the girl and raped her several times. He then strangled her to death and dumped the body which was later recovered on July 21. A murder case was filed in this regard.
After examining the records and witnesses, Child court judge Md Aktharuzzaman handed down the verdict acquitting three other accused.