6th-grader student rape: Restaurant worker gets life-term

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Dhaka, Aug 11: A Dhaka court has sentenced a restaurant worker to life-term imprisonment in a case filed for rape of a sixth grader student.

Dhaka Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-3 passed the order on Thursday.

The convict is Razu Ahmed.

The court also fined him Tk 1 lakh in default of which he has to serve six more months in jail.

On February 7, 2018, the student’s mother filed a case against him on charge of rape. After 20 days of rape, the female student gave birth to a baby boy. Now the child is at Sonamoni Nibas in the capital’s Azimpur.

On May 7, police submitted a charge-sheet to the court.

On September 23, 2019, the court framed the charge against Razu.