Keonjhar, Nov 24: A local court here on Monday awarded life term to two persons after convicting them on charges of raping a minor girl.
The Keonjhar district and sessions court also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each.
Failing to deposit the fine they will have to serve one more year in the jail, the court ruled.
On the other hand, another three accused were released due to lack of evidence against them.
Sribastab Lohar and Dumbhi Munda along with their accomplices had raped a minor girl on June 24 night last year.
Police had arrested five persons in this connection.