Kendrapara, March 27 (LocalWire): The additional district sessions judge, Kendrapara, sentenced a 35-year-old man to ten years’ imprisonment and a fine of Rs 10,000 on Wednesday for raping a minor three years ago.
Jayadev Giri of Amarabati village raped the 16-year-old girl in 2016, in a field in Talachu, when she was going to her sister’s house. The mother of the victim filed an FIR in Rajnagar police station. Acting on the FIR, police arrested the accused.
After a long trial, the accused was finally held guilty. Judge Pragnya Panigrahi pronounced the judgement after hearing the victim and 14 other witnesses who deposed before the court. She also verified the medical reports, said Sanjay Kumar Jena, the assistant public prosecutor of the court.