BANGLADESH: 2 TO WALK GALLOWS IN NATORE FOR KILLING GIRL AFTER RAPE
April 18, 2018:
A court in Natore sentenced two young men to death for killing a schoolgirl after rape in Naldanga upazila in 2015. (Sources: Ntv, 18/04/2018)
The condemned convicts are Mobarak Hossain Kalu and Md Mithun.
According to the prosecution, Maya, a class V student of Yearpur Government Primary School and daughter of Jahurul Islam, went missing from her school on July 27, 2015.
Later, the body of the girl was recovered from a mango orchard near Barnoi river of the area.
Later, Jahurul filed a case accusing Mobarak and Mithun.
The convicts confessed to their guilt before the court after their arrest.
After examining all the records and witnesses, Mohammad Hasanuzzaman, judge of Natore Women Children Repression Prevention Tribunal, handed down the verdict.