Barguna madrasa teacher gets life term for raping student
A court in Barguna today sentenced a madrasa teacher to life term imprisonment for raping a class seven student in Sadar upazila of the district in 2019.
The convict is Saiful Islam, of Saheber Hawla village in Barguna's Sadar upazila, reports our Patuakhali correspondent.
The court also fined the convict, who is now on the run, Tk 20,000, said Public Prosecutor Mostafizur Rahman.
According to the prosecution, Saiful took the student to his house near the madrasa on January 20, 2019 and raped her there.
He fled the scene after the victim fell sick. Later, the victims' family filed a rape case against him.
After securitising the witnesses and documents, Md Hafizur Rahman, judge of Barguna Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal, handed down the verdict today.