A local court here awarded life sentence to the son of former MP Gorakhnath Pandey and three others in connection with the gangrape of a minor in 2014. The son of the former MP, Anand Pandey, and three others had abducted a 16 year-old girl on the night of July 25, 2014 in Koirauna police station area and raped her inside a secluded school building, the prosecution said. ADJ (Fast Track Court) Chandra Shekhar Prasad, after hearing both sides, awarded life imprisonment to the four accused besides imposing a fine of Rs 1 lakh each, a prosecution lawyer said. Gorakhnath Pandey is a former BSP MP from Bhadohi.
He had later joined BJP.
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