Man awarded 10-yrs RI for raping minor
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Last Updated: Sunday, May 22, 2011, 13:27
Basti: A man was sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment and imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 by a local court here for raping a minor dalit girl.

On September 13, 2000, Deepak Srivastava raped a 13-year-old dalit girl in Mahrikhawan locality after which an FIR was lodged against him, assistant government counsel Jai Singh said.

He said that on the basis of evidences and chargesheet filed by police, special judge Santosh Rai held Deepak guilty yesterday.

The court ordered that half of the penalty amount should be paid to the victim, he said.


First Published: Sunday, May 22, 2011, 13:27

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