Rapist sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment in Keonjhar

Bhubaneswar: A man was sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for raping a minor girl in Telkoi area of Odisha’s Keonjhar district.

According to reports, the POCSO court in Keonjhar convicted the accused, who has been identified as Purna Mahanta, and sentenced him to 10 years RI.

This apart, the court also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on him.

It is to be noted here that Telkoi police had arrested Purna Mahanta and forwarded him to the court for raping a minor girl in 2015. The Additional District Judge & POCSO Court held him guilty in the case and awarded the rigorous imprisonment.

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