A Rangpur court on Tuesday sentenced a man to life in prison for raping a domestic help in 2007.
Judge Rakanuzzaman of the Woman and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal - 2 passed the order with the convict Naya Mia, 47, present in the dock.
According to the prosecution the victim, daughter of a day labourer and neighbour of Naya Mia used to work at his house.
On April 14, 2007 Naya Mia raped her when she was alone in the house. Later, the matter was disclosed when the girl became pregnant.
The victim filed a case against under Woman and Children Repression Prevention Act with Pirgacha police station on October 21 in the same year.