Life imprisonment for man in rape case in UP

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court here for abducting and raping a 19-year-old girl in 2012.

Ballia: A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court here for abducting and raping a 19-year-old girl in 2012.

Additional Sessions Judge Amarpal Singh yesterday convicted Prassan Dubey and awarded him life imprisonment for abducting and raping the girl.He also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on him.

Two others involved in the case -- Mehdi Hasan and Bablu Hasan -- were sentenced to seven years jail and fine of Rs. 3000 each for assisting in the kidnapping, he said.

 The victim, a student of Shaheed Mangal Pandey Inter College, was returning home on July 12, 2012 when she was abducted.

She was recovered from Ballia Railway Station on September 8, 2012.