Two persons sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for rapping minor girl in North Tripura District

By Our Correspondent

Agartala, September 17, 2023

A Special Court in Dharmanagar sentenced two persons Kandaru Orang (29) and Pinti Orang (25) to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment for rapping a minor girl at Sundhibasa area of Rahumcherra ADC Village under Damcharra Police Station in North Tripura District. Judge Angshuman Debbarma delivering his judgment on Saturday also imposed a Rs 10,000 fine or impresonment for another six months.

The crime was committed on August 17, 2017 evening. Two convicted abducted a minor girl of their neighbour when she went to fetch water from a well. They took her to a nearby jungle are rapped. Another person Basia Orang also was accused but got released due to lack of evidence.

It was the second incident of conviction for a rapping minor girl in Dharmanagr in the last fortnight. The same judge convicted another two persons on August 30 in a similar allegation. Sudarshan Sharma, a government advocate expressed happiness over the verdict and said such convictions will;l send a message to society.

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