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.