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60-yr-old awarded 14-yr RI for raping minor in Cuttack

13/11/2021 at 11:26 AM

Cuttack, Nov 13: A POCSO court on Friday awarded rigorous imprisonment (RI) of 14 years to a 60-year-old man for raping a minor girl in 2014.

The court also slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 on the convict.

The court also directed the District Legal Services Authority to pay a compensation of Rs 5 lakhs to the rape victim.

The District Childline had received information on November 23, 2014 that a minor girl was raped. The Childline rescued the girl and lodged an FIR with the Mahila Police. The police during the investigation arrested accused Ajay Samal.

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