Namakkal: A fast-track court here has sentenced a rowdy-sheeter to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for raping a 21-year-old woman in 2009.
Fast track court judge Basher Ahamed yesterday also sentenced Shankar alias Jaishankar to seven years of RI for snatching the gold chain of the victim. Both the sentences would run concurrently, Rasipuram DSP A Raja said.
According to the prosecution, Shankar waylaid the woman
near Rasipuram area when she was returning home from work on
October 10, 2009. After raping her, he took her gold chain and
Shankar is also facing a number of murder and dacoity
charges in Karnataka, the DSP said.