Man awarded 7-yr RI for raping minor

A man was sentenced to seven years of rigorous imprisonment by a local court for raping a minor girl.

Srinagar: A man was sentenced to seven years
of rigorous imprisonment by a local court for raping a
minor girl.

Principal District and Session Judge B L Bhat yesterday
also imposed a fine of Rs 1,000 on the accused.

The Judge ordered further three month`s imprisonment
in case he fails to pay the fine.

A minor girl from Goripora in Safakadal area of the
city had filed a police complaint in September 2000 accusing
one Mir of kidnapping and raping her.

The prosecution had sought life imprisonment for the
accused.

PTI

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