22 February 2019 :
A Chattogram court on 10 February 2019 sentenced a man to death for the rape and murder of a 10-year-old child in Chattogram’s Hathazari.
The verdict was delivered by Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-2 Judge Motahir Ali.
State attorney at the tribunal MA Nasser told bdnews24.com that the judge based his decision on testimony from 19 witnesses.
The convict, Amir Hossain Jamal, is in prison. According to the case documents, Amir was employed at the home of the victim’s aunt in Hathazari Upazila’s Mekhol Village.
On May 16, 2008 Amir raped the child and then threw the body in a nearby canal. The body was recovered the next day.