Man awarded 10-year RI for minor's rape in Maharashtra

Mumbai: A 25-year-old man was on Saturday sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for raping a minor by a sessions court here.

According to police, accused Deepak Koli, who was raised by the victim's grandfather, had gone to attend a wedding in July 2011 where he met the girl.

He later took her to a room and raped her and threatened the victim against revealing anything to the family members.

The victim's mother later learnt that her daughter was pregnant and filed a case with the police.

Koli was arrested in September 2011.

The prosecution examined 12 witnesses and the court accepted the prosecution's case and convicted Koli.