Aduri’s employer gets lifetime imprisonment for torture

A Dhaka court has sentenced Norin Jahan Nodi to life imprisonment in a case filed in connection with the torture of Aduri.

Norin Jahan Nodi was domestic help Aduri’s employer.

The verdict was given by Dhaka Women Children Repression Prevention Tribunal 3 Judge Joyoshree Samaddar on Tuesday morning. She was also fined Tk 1 lakh.

On Sept 23, 2013, police recovered an unconscious girl from a dustbin in the Dhaka Cantonment area.

Eight-year-old Aduri was rushed to the hospital with multiple wounds.

A police investigation later found that her employer, housewife Naorin Jahan Nodi, assaulted the girl the previous day, slashing her with a knife and burning her with a hot iron before dumping her body.

Nodi and her mother Israt Jahan had charges against them after the girl’s family filed a case.

However, the mother was acquitted of the charges.

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