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POCSO court convicts two, sentences them to ten years RI

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

Two persons, in as many cases of rape and molestion, have been sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by the special POCSO here. The also slapped a fine of Rs 1,000 on each of them yesterday, failing which, they would have to serve an additional ten days in prison. One of the two convicted was the father of of a six- year-old girl from Mamit district on Mizoram-border. He raped his daughter repeatedly and an FIR against him had been filed by the Mamit chairman H Darhmingliana. The another convict had molested a young boy and was arrested last year.

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First Published: Sat, August 12 2017. 22:57 IST