A youth has been awarded death penalty by Kishoreganj Women and Children Repression Prevention court today for raping and murdering a four-year-old girl.
Judge Kiron Shankar Haldar sentenced Shah Alam, 22,to death in presence of the convict, Afzal Hossain,the special public prosecutor of Kishoreganj Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-1, told a local correspondent.
The court also awarded him 14 years of imprisonment and fined Tk 40 thousand for abducting the child, the PP informed.
On May 26, 2014, the victim, a daughter of Auto-rickshaw driver Noyon Mia and Sharmin Akhter, was reportedly abducted by Shah Alam when she was sleeping beside her mother at night after her father went out of the home, keeping the door open.
Shah Alam later raped and killed the child, according to the case statement. Police detained the convict on the next day.