Man sentenced to life for raping minor in UP

Last Updated: Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 12:40

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.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 12:40

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