A court in Bagerhat on Monday sentenced a man to life term imprisonment within seven working days in a case filed for raping a minor girl in 2020.
Noor-e-Alam, judge of Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal in Bagerhat, delivered the verdict this noon.
The court also fined him Tk 20,000.
According to the case statement, a seven-year-old child, who was living with his maternal uncle after the demise of his father in Mongla Upazila, was raped on October 3, 2020 by Abdul Mannan Sardar of Makordon village in the same upazila used luring the child with candy.
Later, the child’s uncle filed a case against Abdul Mannan with Mongla Police Station on the same night.