Thursday, May 29, 2008

3 traffickers get life in Rajshahi


A court here yesterday awarded life term imprisonment to three persons for their bid to traffick four women and a child to India through Bagha border in 2004.

The convicts are Sher Alam of Bagha, Rajshahi, Abdul Karim and absconding Kohinur Begum, both of Tangail district.

AKM Sirajul Islam, judge of Second Court of Women and Children Repression Prevention pronounced the judgment.

The convicts took the four women and the child of Tangail to Sher Alam's house at Bagha for trafficking to India, said Esmat Ara Begum, public prosecutor (PP) of the court, quoting case documents.

Law enforcers rescued them and arrested two persons on July 18, 2004.

The rescued persons are Nur Jahan, Marium, Nurun Nahar, Lal Banu and her seven-year-old daughter Rahima.

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