Jagatsinghpur, Dec 11 (LocalWire) A special court on Tuesday sentenced a man to 10 years of imprisonment for abducting and raping a minor girl in 2016.
Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court Special Judge Bhagban Pradhan convicted Suryaranjan Behera of Sidhal Sasan under Jagatsinghpur police limit for abducting and raping a 15-year-old girl of the same village in October 2016.
The victim’s father had lodged an FIR against accused Behera post which the police had arrested him under POCSO Act.
The court has also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Behera. In case of non-payment of this fine, he would be sentenced to another six months imprisonment.