Karnataka

10 years’ RI for raping minor

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A Chikkamagaluru court, on Friday, convicted a person accused of raping a minor and sentenced him to 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment, besides a penalty of ₹ 10,000.

Kumar of Devarame in Mudigere taluk had taken a 16-year-old girl on a trip to Shringeri, Horanadu, Mangaluru and Udupi in March 2018. He had raped her after assuring her that he would marry her.

Mudigere police had registered a case under the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012.

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Printable version | Jan 25, 2020 2:43:53 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/10-years-ri-for-raping-minor/article30310403.ece

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