A 20-year-old youth was on Wednesday sentenced to undergo six years imprisonment for kidnapping a Class VIII girl here in 2010.

The prosecution case is that Krishamoorthy (20) of Dadagapatti, kidnapped the 13-year-old girl on May 16, 2010. Her father Patappan lodged a complaint with the All Women Police Station in the city, who registered a case under Section 366 (kidnapping) of the IPC. Krishamoorthy was arrested and the girl was rescued.

Judge of the Mahila Court N. Krishnan sentenced him to undergo six years in jail and also imposed fine of Rs. 1,000.

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