A Lakshmipur court has sentenced four men to death for the rape of a housewife in the Sadar Upazila four years ago.
The convicts broke into the victim’s house on September 18, 2013, and took her to a nearby orchard where they raped her
The convicts – Nasir Uddin, Mohin Hossain, Masud Alam and Bahar – have also been fined Tk50,000 each, Lakshmipur court’s special public prosecutor Abul Bashar said.
Of the convicts, Masud is absconding.
Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Md Saidur Rahman Gazi handed down the sentence on Tuesday.
According to the case, the four men broke into the house of a woman in Rashidpur village on September 18, 2013, and took her to a nearby orchard where they raped her.
The victim lodged a complaint the next day accusing the four. Police pressed charges against them on September 26 the same year.