A Sirajganj court yesterday sentenced six people to life term imprisonment for raping a girl.
The lifers are Russel Hossain alias Rabiul, 25, Nazmul Islam, 24, Nur Islam, 26, Abdul Momin, 34, Md Sohel Hossain and Abdur Razzak, 44, of Pachil village in Sirajganj Sadar upazila. Of them, Momin and Sohel were tried in absentia.
Judge of Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-1 Fazle Khoda Md Nazir pronounced the verdict in the crowded courtroom at noon.
According to the prosecution, the six raped the girl at the village on April 20 in 2016.
Later, the victim's brother filed a case in this connection.