Oct 08, 2012, 11.42 AM IST | Source: PTI

Youth gets 10 years in prison for rape

Youth gets 10 years in prison for rape

Jind (Haryana), Oct 6 (PTI) A local court today sentenced a youth to ten years rigorous imprisonment for raping a girl along with his friend last year. District and sessions judge Ramesh Jain also imposed a fine of Rs 11,000 on Ompal, after finding him guilty of raping a 14-year-old girl of his village Bahadurpur. However, another accused Manjit, resident of Agwanpura of Sonipat district is still absconding, prosecution said. Both the accused had taken the girl to a veterinary hospital, where incident took place, prosecution said, adding, her father was badly beaten by the accused and was given threat of dire consequences if he files a case against them. Following the complaint by victim's father, Ompal was arrested while Manjit fled after the incident, police said. PTI CORR TKP SHS


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