Erode: A court here today sentenced a 36-year-old man to double life sentence for raping a minor girl in 2014.
District Mahila Court Judge N Thirunavukkarasu awarded double life sentence to Vijayan. The sentences would run concurrently.
The prosecution case was that Vijayan took the girl inside a shop and raped her on December 1, 2014 and impregnated her.
Following a complaint from the girl's parents, he was arrested.
The judge also recommended the Tamil Nadu Government to grant Rs five lakh to the girl as compensation.