Hyderabad: A local court has sentenced a man to 10 years` imprisonment for helping his nephew rape his wife so that she could conceive and give birth to a baby.
The nephew was also given a 10-year jail term.
Apart from the rigorous imprisonment, the court also imposed a fine of Rs 1,000 each on Pentam Raju and his nephew Naveen.
According to the prosecution, on January 12, 2010, Naveen raped Raju`s wife at the couple`s residence, with Raju holding her down.
Both were arrested by Narayanaguda police after the victim lodged a complaint.
Probe revealed that Raju and the victim married in 2004 and a daughter was born to them. But the child died within a few days of the birth, and after that the victim never conceived.
Therefore, Raju wanted her to have a sexual intercourse with Naveen and get pregnant, which led to the rape.