Dhaka housewife gets life term for torturing minor house help


PV Desk : A Dhaka court on Tuesday (July 18) sentenced a housewife to life term imprisonment in a case filed over torturing her 11-year old househelp and dumping her into a dustbin.

Earlier, Nowrin Jahan Nodi, the convicted housewife, was arrested in the case in September 2013.

However, the court acquitted Nodi’s mother Israt Jahan, another accused in the case, as no guilty was found on side of her.

Dhaka’s Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-3 passed the verdict of the much-discussed case Tuesday (July 18).

Simultaneously, Nodi was fined Tk1 lakh which will be given to Aduri.

On September 23, Aduri was rescued unconscious and moribund from a dustbin at a place near Baridhara DOHS in Dhaka.Her body was carrying brutal torture marks.