Malkangiri: The Additional District Session Court has sentenced a man to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment (RI) for raping a differently-abled minor girl. The court has also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000.
The convict, identified as Biswajit Nama had sexually assaulted a minor girl of MV-83 in Malkangiri distirct on November 18, 2015. The victim’s brother had lodged a complaint against the accused with Malkangiri police.
Acting on the complaint, Malkangiri police arrested Biswajit and forwarded him to the court.
The Additional District Session Judge Pragyan Nalini Mishra found Biswajit guilty after studying the evidences against him and sentenced him to 10 year RI with a fine of Rs 20,000 on Friday.
The court has also made it clear that, if the convict fails to pay the penalty, he has to undergo an additional imprisonment of six months.