Seven years imprisonment to rapist in Uttaranchal



Dehra Dun: A district court has sentenced a man to seven years imprisonment for raping a minor girl at Sahaspur area near here.

Fast Track Court Judge Narendra Dutt yesterday held Jaheer Hasan guilty of raping the 15-year-old girl and sentenced him to seven years imprisonment, officials said today.

A fine of Rs 5,000 has also been imposed on Hasan.

According to prosecution, the victim, a student of class six, was raped by Hasan on October 26, 2007. He also threatened her with dire consequences if she disclosed the matter to anyone. Later an FIR was lodged against him by the girl's family members following which he was arrested.

PTI