Jeypore, May 9: A rape convict has been sentenced to 25-year imprisonment by the Special POCSO Court, Koraput on Monday.
District legal services authorities have also been ordered to provide financial assistance of Rs 3 lakh to the survivor.
The incident had taken place under the Narayanpatna police limits in 2017. A man had raped a minor girl for which he was lodged in the Koraput jail as an under-trial prisoner.
In the final hearing of the case scheduled today, the POCSO court convicted the accused and ordered rigorous imprisonment for the convict and financial aid to the victim.