The lone accused Md Majnu has been sentenced to lifetime imprisonment over the rape of a Dhaka University student in Kurmitola area of city.

Majnu was also fined Tk 60 thousand.

Dhaka Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-7 judge Begum Mosammat Kamrunnahar delivered the verdict on Wednesday.

A tribunal on 26 August framed charges against Majnu in the case.

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Police on 16 March submitted the charge sheet to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court.

According to the case statement, Majnu dragged the girl to a nearby bush in Kurmitola golf club area on 5 January last year.

The victim’s father filed a case in this connection with Cantonment police station. RAB-1 arrested Majnu after the incident triggered widespread protests among students of DU.