A youth has been sentenced to ten years in prison by a fast-track court here for raping a 22 year-old girl in 2009.
Manish was convicted last evening by judge Gulab Singh, who also imposed a fine of Rs 27,000 on him, according to the prosecution.
The girl was gangraped after being abducted on September 8, 2009 in Babri area in neighbouring Shamli district.
Police had registered a case against four accused — Salar Singh, Naresh, Sanjay and Manish. The other three accused were convicted earlier.
The court also directed Manish to pay half of the penalty amount to the victim’s familyas compensation.
( Source – PTI )