Man gets 10-year jail term for raping minor

12/02/2020 at 10:11 AM

Bhawanipatna, Feb 12: A special POCSO court here on Tuesday awarded a 10-year imprisonment to a man after convicting him raping a minor girl in 2018.

The convict has been identified as Umakanta Gopal of titila village under Dharmagarh police limits in Kalahandi district.

The court also imposed a penalty of Rs 5000 on Gopal. He would undergo an additional jail-term of one year if he defaults on the fine, the court said.

The court awarded the jail term under section 376 (2) (F) of POCSO Act.

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