Youth gets death sentence for rape, murder

A local court sentenced a 23-year-old youth to death for raping and murdering a minor girl in Basnajhar village in 2011.

Updated: Feb 24, 2013, 08:23 AM IST

Raigarh: A local court on Saturday sentenced a 23-year-old youth to death for raping and murdering a minor girl in Basnajhar village in 2011.
The court sentenced Lal Banjara to death after holding him guilty for rape and murder of a four-year-old girl.
Banjara took the girl, who was known to him to a pond near the village and then raped and murdered her on June 14, 2011, police said.

PTI