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5 to die for kidnaping, gang-raping in Tangail

District Correspondent  | banglanews24.com
Update: 2020-10-15 12:36:42
5 to die for kidnaping, gang-raping in Tangail

A court on Thursday sentenced five persons to death for kidnapping and gang-raping a woman in Bhuapur upazila of Tangail.

Judge Khaleda Yasmin of Tangail Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal issued the verdict this morning. 

The court also fined the convicts Tk 1 lakh each.

Tangail court inspector Tanvir Ahmed told Banglanews that a woman was abducted and gang-raped in Bhuapur in January of 2012. 

Two convicts -- Sanjit and Gopi Chandra Shil -- were present during pronouncement of the verdict while the three others were released on bail and went into hiding, he added.

BDST: 1236 HRS, OCT 15, 2020
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