Youth convicted in gang-rape case in UP

A youth has been sentenced to ten years in prison by a fast-track court here for raping a 22 year-old girl in 2009.

PTI| Updated: Jan 28, 2016, 14:06 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A youth has been sentenced to ten years in prison by a fast-track court here for raping a 22 year-old girl in 2009.

Manish was convicted last evening by judge Gulab Singh, who also imposed a fine of Rs 27,000 on him, according to the prosecution.

The girl was gang-raped after being abducted on September 8, 2009 in Babri area in neighbouring Shamli district.

Police had registered a case against four accused - Salar Singh, Naresh, Sanjay and Manish. The other three accused were convicted earlier.

The court also directed Manish to pay half of the penalty amount to the victim's family?as  compensation.