Kendrapara: A special court here on Tuesday found a man guilty of raping a minor girl trice and sentenced him to 10 years imprisonment.
The special court judge has also imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 on the convict. The convict has been identified as Jaydev Giri, a resident of Mahakalpada area in the district.
According to the case diary, the minor girl was waiting for an auto-rickshaw to go to her uncle’s house on April 20, 2016 when Giri, who was passing through the area, offered her a lift.
However, instead of dropping her at her uncle’s place, Giri repeatedly raped the minor girl in a secluded place and deserted her in a critical condition.
The survivor somehow managed to reach her home and narrated her ordeal to her family. Later, the family of the minor girl filed a written complaint with Talachua marine police limits.
On the basis of the complaint, the police had arrested Giri.