Cuttack: POCSO Court convicts accused of Mahanga Minor rape case, awards 10 years imprisonment
Mahanga: The POCSO Court in Cuttack of Odisha on Tuesday pronounced the judgement in the Mahanga minor rape case of 2017 and awarded the accused imprisonment of 10 years. It was intimated by Government pleader Ramesh Chandra Mohanty.
As per reports, the Court convicted accused Pramod Barik in the minor rape case of Mahanga in Cuttack district and awarded 10 years of Rigorous Imprisonment (RI) along with Rs 10,000 fine in the Mahanga minor rape case. In case of non-payment of the fine, the convict will have to remain in jail for another year.
It is to be noted that on April 11, 2017 the accused had raped a minor girl and was later arrested for the crime.