Balaghat (Madhya Pradesh): A local court has awarded ten years` rigorous imprisonment to a youth for raping a minor girl.
In his judgement Friday, First Class Upper Sessions Judge Rajendra Prasad Gupta sentenced the accused Ritesh Nagpure to ten years` rigorous imprisonment for raping the minor girl after taking her to Gondia and later to Nagpur.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 on him.
According to the prosecution, on August 2, 2012, Ritesh took the girl from her house here to Gondia and then to Nagpur on some pretext, and raped her.
When her mother filed a complaint, the girl was found at Nagpure`s house at Balaghat on August 28 last year and Ritesh was arrested.