Five sent to gallows for raping, murdering minor

Five persons were on Thursday sentenced to death by a local court for abducting, raping and murdering a minor girl two-and-a-half years ago.

Last Updated: Jan 05, 2012, 16:28 PM IST

Mainpuri: Five persons were on Thursday sentenced to death by a local court for abducting, raping and murdering a minor girl two-and-a-half years ago.
Special Judge Sanjeev Fauzdar sent Jeetu, Pankaj, Shyam
Singh, Rajesh and Bantu to gallows for abducting, raping and
murdering the eight-year-old girl.

The five had raped the girl on July 1, 2009 after
abducting her. Later, they murdered her in Bhongaon area here,
prosecution said. The court also slapped a fine of Rs 20,000.

PTI