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From: Melanie Orhant (morhant@igc.org)
Date: Thu Oct 21 1999 - 13:09:14 EDT


         Two get life for human trafficking in Satkhira, TH...

APwo 10/18/99 4:42 PM

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   Two persons have been convicted and sentenced to life term imprisonment
with a five of Tk 1,00,000 each, in default, to suffer RI for another five
years on charge of human trafficking. Additional Sessions Judge of First
Court and Judge of the Special Tribunal No-2, S.K.M. Anisur Rahman Khan
after examining seven witnesses and relevant documents found them guilty
and announced the punishment in a judgement delivered here recently.The
convicts are Moni Hossain Swapan and Baset Bhuiya of village Shakharipara
in Sadar thana of Munshiganj district. The prosecution story in brief is
that, the accused persons were arrested on August 8, 1988 when they were
trying to traffic a woman to Pakistan through India. The police rescued the
woman and filed a case against them with Kolaroa thana of the district.
After investigation police submitted chargesheet against them.
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Melanie Orhant
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