A tribunal of Jhalkati district sentenced a youth to life term imprisonment on Thursday for violating a girl in 2008.
The convict was identified as Kamrul Islam Shaon, 25, son of Mohammad Altaf Hossain of Char Hailakati village in Rajapur upazila.
The tribunal also fined him Tk 20,000, in default, he will have to suffer six more months of rigorous imprisonment.
According to the prosecution, Shaon secretly entered the house of Ismail Hawladar at dead of night and violated his young daughter on May 31, 2008.
Later, the victim filed a case with the Rajapur Police Station under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act.
The police submitted the charge sheet against the culprit after investigation.
After examining the records and witnesses,
Tribunal Judge Siddiqul Arefin Chowdhury handed down the verdict