Man arrested for killing own niece after rape

A court in Pirojpur on Thursday sentenced a man to death for killing own niece after rape in 2010.

Condemned convict Nur Mohammad, 40, is a resident of Nali Tulatuli village in Mathbaria upazila.

The district Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal judge Md Mizanur Rahman delivered the verdict.

According to the case statement, Nur Mohammad murdered her own brother’s daughter Amena, 14, after rape and dumped the body in a waterbody beside home on March 21, 2010.

Later, a murder case was lodged with police station where Nur Mohammad was made accused.