Two Rapists in Begumganj Rape Case Given Life Sentence: ASK Expresses Relief for Completing Trial Proceeding Comparatively Quickly

The Court has sentenced two people to life imprisonment in a case filed last year in Joykrishnapur village of Eklashpur union in Begumganj, Noakhali for raping a housewife, torturing her naked, recording a video and later spreading it. In addition, they were fined Tk 50,000 and 3 months of simple imprisonment in case of non-payment of a fine. Judge Joynal Abedin of Noakhali Women and ChildrenRepressionRestraint Tribunal-1 gave this verdict in the presence of the accused on October 4, 2021, at 11 am. People were outrageous when the video of the torture of the housewife went viral in October 2021, and on October 6, and a case was filed withBegumganj police station against two people on charge of rape.

According to media reports, the court framed charges against the accused on February 17. The testimony of the plaintiff was taken on August 18 in the presence of the accused. Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) expresses its relief for getting the expected verdict in the shortest possible time. ASK believes that speeding up the law and justice process will pave the way for the establishment of justice and human rights and will help challenge the existing culture of impunity in the state. ASK expects this verdict to be served as an example.

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