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Court sentences man to life imprisonment for raping minor girl

PTI
Published : Aug 31, 2019, 4:04 pm IST
Updated : Aug 31, 2019, 4:04 pm IST

He raped the four-and-half-year-old girl while on bail, facing molestation charges, and was arrested.

Photo: Representational image
 Photo: Representational image

Aizawl: A special court in Mizoram's Champhai district has sentenced a 51-year-old man to rigorous life imprisonment for raping a minor girl.

The Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act special judge R Vanlalena, on Friday, sentenced Vanlalvena to life imprisonment for raping a four-and-half- year old girl in 2017.

According to prosecution, Vanlalvena was arrested in February 2017 for attempting to molest a six-year-old girl in Champhai town and was released on bail on health ground. He raped the four-and-half-year-old girl while on bail and was arrested.

Tags: rape, crime against minor
Location: India, Mizoram, Aizawl