Chittagong: A court here on Monday sentenced a young man to life term imprisonment for molesting a two-year-old child in the city in 2012.
The court also fined the convict, Tarek Aziz, 28, a resident of Hamjarbagh area under the city’s Panchlaish police station, Tk 50, 000.
According to the prosecution, Aziz sexually abused the child when it entered his house at one stage of playing on the night of March 17, 2012.
Tarek fled the scene when the child started crying.
Later, on March 18, the child’s mother filed a case against Tarek with Panchlaish police station under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act.
On April 25, 2012, the investigation officer of the case submitted a charge sheet against Tarek to a court.
After examining seven witnesses and relevant documents, judge of the Women and Children Repression Pre-vention Tribunal-1 M Rezaul Karim handed down the verdict.
Youth gets life term in child molestation case