A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court of Ballia (UP) for abducting and raping a 19-year-old girl in 2012.
Additional Sessions Judge Amarpal Singh yesterday convicted Prassan Dubey and awarded him life imprisonment for abducting and raping the girl.He also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on him.
Two others involved in the case — Mehdi Hasan and Bablu Hasan — were sentenced to seven years jail and fine of Rs. 3000 each for assisting in the kidnapping, he said.
The victim, a student of Shaheed Mangal Pandey Inter College, was returning home on July 12, 2012 when she was abducted.
She was recovered from Ballia Railway Station on September 8, 2012.
( Source – PTI )