A 50-year-old man has been sentenced to 10-year imprisonment for raping a four-year-old girl.

According to the Kurusilapet police, Periyanayagam, a resident of Marimanikuppam near Mittur, had raped the girl in 2008. Following a complaint from the girl's mother, the police filed a case. The Tirupattur Fast-Track Court on Tuesday convicted and sentenced him to 10 years in jail, police said.

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