A Chapainawabganj court on Wednesday sentenced three people to life imprisonment for raping a girl in Shibganj upazila in 2013.
The Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-2 also fined the convicts Tk 1 lakh each, in default, to suffer three years more in jail.
The lifers are : Ziarul Islam, 28, of Mirzapur village, Nazrul Islam, 40, of Bata, and Nazrul alias Nazu, 49, of Kashiapara Khaspara village, in Shibganj upazila.
The prosecution story, in brief, is that the 14-year-old daughter of one Mazharul Islam of Chandipur village under Shibganj upazila went to her maternal aunt house at Kasiabari village on August 20, 2013.
At around 1 am at that night Ziarul along with his accomplices kidnapped the girl from the house and raped her in Garpara area and left her there.
Father of the victim filed a rape case accusing five persons next day with Shibganj Thana.
Later, Investigation Officer of the case Sub-inspector Abul Kalam Azad submitted a chargesheet to the court against the trio leaving other two people on November 21, 2013.
After hearing the witnesses and examining other documents the court found them guilty and announced the verdict.