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Two get jail terms in separate rape cases in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 16:47

Dehradun: One person was sentenced to life imprisonment for raping and killing a minor and another was sentenced to 10 years in jail for sexually assaulting a mentally challenged woman by two different courts in Uttarakhand.

Udhamsingh Nagar District and Sessions judge Jaidev Singh yesterday sentenced Baburam to life imprisonment after finding him guilty of raping a 10-year-old girl and killing her on May 23, 2011 near Rudrapur.

The judge also slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 on Baburam.

Pithorgarh District and Sessions judge Vivek B Sharma yesterday sentenced Shankar Chand to 10 years`s rigorous imprisonment for raping a mentally retarded woman when she was alone at home on December 13, 2011.

The court also slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 on him.


First Published: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 16:47
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