Tangail, May 17 : A court here on Thursday sentenced three people to life imprisonment for raping a woman in Basail upazila in 1999.
The convicts are Habibur Rahman, Sanwar Khan and Rafique Miah of Kanchanpur village in the upazila.
Nasimul Akhter Nasim, special public prosecutor of Tangail Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal, said the convicts stormed the house of Aradhan Sutradhar at the night of December 8, 1999 when his wife Fulmala Sutradhar was alone.
Later, they violated the woman.
The victim filed a case over the incident.
After examining all the records and witnesses, tribunal judge Khaleda Yeasmin handed down the verdict.