Man gets 10 years for raping child in M.P.

A local court has awarded ten years rigorous imprisonment to a man for raping a five-year-old girl. The sentence was awarded on Saturday by the District and Sessions Judge Durga Dabar to Pitarlal Pardhan (48) for raping the girl. He lured her to an orchard with a promise to give her mangoes.

The court also imposed a fine of Rs. 2,000 on him. In another case, the same court awarded five years rigorous imprisonment to Sanjay Javre on the charge of attempt-to-rape a five-year-old girl in an under-construction building in Ganganagar area of the town. —PTI