Sayeed Muhammad: A Kushtia court has sentenced a young man to 14 years’ imprisonment and three others to 7 years’ one for a 2014 acid attack on a college gir. The convicts are Rajib, 22, son of Masud Ali of Baidyanathpur village in Sadar upazila, his accomplices Ratan, 20, son of Ashraful, Al Amin, 23, son of Ramzan Ali, and Jahurul Islam Babu, 27, son of Amzad Mollah. Judge of the District and Session’s Judge Court Arup Kumar Goswami also finedRajib, the prime convict,Tk 50,000 and the rest three Tk 10,000 apiece. Rajib used to stalk the victim, Sonia, after she had refused his love proposal, according to the prosecution. On July 5 in 2014, Rajib along with his cohorts hurled acid on the victim through a window as she was asleep inside, which left her college girl and two of her family members injured. Afterward, her father filed a case with in this regard.
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