2 to die for killing child after rape in Rajshahi

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2 to die for killing child after rape in Rajshahi

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:50 PM, 27 January 2020  

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A Rajshahi court today sentenced two people to death for killing ten years old girl after gang rape. At the same time, each of them has been fined Tk 1,00,000.

Judge Mansur Alam of Rajshahi Women and Child Abuse Tribunal-1 on Monday passed the verdict in the case filed seven years ago.

The culprits are - Mohammad Syedur, son of Banu Mondol, and Rana, son of Hasen, were convicted of killing Swapna Khatun Belly after raping her. The convicts were present in the court during the pronouncement of the verdict.

According to case details, Syedur and his accomplice Rana were picked up Swapna Khatun Beli on her way to Pukuria from Madhagram on August 23, 2013, at noon. After raping, they killed Swapna and kept her body in a local mango garden.

His father Abu Bakkar Siddique filed a rape and murder case at Shah Makhdum police station in the city.

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