Tantric gets life term for Dalit teen’s rape
Muzaffarnagar, A court has sentenced a tantric to life imprisonment for abducting and raping a 17-year-old Dalit girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district nine years ago.
Judge Jamshed Ali has also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Yashvir.
On December 30, 2013, the teenager was abducted from her house and raped by the accused, according to lawyer Yashpal Singh.
A case was lodged under the SC/ST Act and the Indian Penal Code on the basis of a complaint by her father. PTI COR CDN
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