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A court in Lakshmipur on Monday awarded life imprisonment to a youth and five-year sentence to another one in a case filed over the rape of a teenager girl in Kamalnagar of Lakshmipur, reports UNB.

The lifer is Abdur Rahim while the other convict is Mohammad Helal. They were also fined Tk 10,000 and Tk 5,000 respectively and in default, they will have to serve one more month in jail.

Mohammad Sirajuddoulah, judge of the Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal, pronounced the verdict around 12 noon acquitting another accused Shyam Sundor.

According to the prosecution, on 10 October 2014, the teenager was taken to Meghna Cinema in Hazirhat area of Kamalnagar on the promise of marriage where she was raped.

The victim’s brother lodged a rape case the following day.

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