Man gets 10 yr RI in rape-cum-forced abortion case in Uttar Pradesh

Ballia: A man has been sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment by a court here in a rape-cum-forced abortion case.

Additional Sessions Judge Shakeel Ahmad Khan yesterday also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on Dayashanker Giri.

The victim had lodged a complaint at Phephna police station on February 28, 2008 alleging that Giri had raped her and later forced her to have an abortion at a private hospital, prosecution sources said.