Man sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment for kidnapping, raping minor
A Bihar court has awarded 10 years of imprisonment to a man for kidnapping and raping a minor girl in Nawada district of the state three years ago. It also slapped Rs. 50,000 fine on the convict. Additional District and Sessions Judge Om Prakash Srivastava invoked the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act yesterday to sentence Vipin Rajvanshi.
The girl was kidnapped and raped in 2015
Rajvanshi, a man in his early 40s was sentenced to 10 years in jail for raping the girl and five years for kidnapping her. Both sentences would run concurrently, Additional Public Prosecutor Rajesh Kumar said. Rajvanshi had kidnapped and raped her on December 4, 2015, Kumar said, adding that the victim lodged an FIR two days after the incident.