Bhopal: A local court completed trial in an abduction and rape case in 10 days and awarded ten years` imprisonment to the convict.
Khandwa District Sessions Court Judge Jagdish Baheti yesterday sentenced the accused - Kapil alias Mukesh Korku - to three years` imprisonment and Rs 1,000 fine under section 363 of IPC and 10-year imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 5,000 under section 6 of Protection of Children from Sexual Crimes Act. Both the sentences will run concurrently.
The trial in the case began on January 28.
According to prosecution, Kapil had abducted a 13-year-old girl from Gomukh village in Khandwa on December 6 last year.
He confined the girl in the house of his brother-in-law Kishore at Ashapur and also at the residence of Suraj at Nagotar, where he raped her.
On a complaint lodged by the victim`s family, charges were framed against Kapil under sections 363 (kidnapping), 366 and 376 (rape) of the IPC and section 6 of the Protection of Children Act.
Kishore and Suraj were also booked in the case but acquitted for want of evidence.