Man sentenced to seven years imprisonment in rape case

A man was sentenced to seven years imprisonment by a local court here for raping a minor girl, prosecution sources said on Saturday.

Basti: A man was sentenced to seven years imprisonment by a local court here for raping a minor girl, prosecution sources said on Saturday.

On August 22, 2009, Buddisagar Kalhari raped the 16-year-old girl in Waltarganj area, government counsel Jai Govind Singh said.

On the basis of evidences and a charge sheet filed by the police, Additional Sessions and District Judge Prashant Mishra held Kalhari guilty here yesterday.

The judge also imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 on the accused.

PTI

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