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Man sentenced to 7 years for raping minor girl in Orissa

Last Updated: Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 13:58

Rourkela: A man was sentenced to 7 years rigorous imprisonment today by a local court here for raping a seven year old girl last year in Orissa`s Sundargarh district.

Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate K C Swain while sentencing 25-year-old Rajesh Pandit for the rape at Kumar Basti in Bandamunda area in Sundargarh district on November 25 last year also fined him Rs 2000 or in lieu six months additional imprisonment.
According to the prosecution, Pandit had raped the girl finding her alone at home.
The court examined 12 witnesses and considered circumstantial evidences during the 8-month trial.


First Published: Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 13:58

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