Man sentenced to 10 yrs jail for 'rape' on promise



Amritsar: A local court sentenced a man to 10 years imprisonment for raping a woman on false promise of marriage.

Additional Sessions Judge Nelam Arora sentenced Rakesh Kumar to 10 years jail and slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 on him in the case which dates back to 2010.

Kumar had maintained sexual relations with the victim for nine days and promised to marry her.

However, he refused to marry her, prompting the woman to lodge a complaint with the police. The accused was arrested on the basis of the complaint.

PTI