Five get life term in gang-rape case


    Muzaffarnagar, Sep 7 (PTI) Five persons were today sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court here for abducting and raping a 15-year-old girl four years ago.

    The Additional District Sessions Judge Rajesh Bhardwaj also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 each on the accused Ashu, Subhash, Sunil, Ravi and Praveen after holding them guilty.

    The court has also directed the accused to pay Rs 75,000 from the fine to the girl.

    According to government lawyer Kayyum Ali, the girl was abducted and taken to an isolated place where she was raped by seven people in January 2013.

    Two of the accused were found to be minors and were referred to a juvenile court.


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