Man sentenced to life for raping minor in UP

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for raping a 12-year-old girl in 2009.

PTI| Updated: Jul 03, 2014, 12:40 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for raping a 12-year-old girl in 2009.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Lukmanul Haq also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on the convict Jony after holding him guilty Wednesday.
The girl, who belongs to a tribal community, was raped by her neighbour Jony when she was going to give lunch to her father who was working in the fields.

The convict, who also belongs to a tribal community, is already serving a jail term in another rape case.