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Gujarat HC awards death penalty to convict for raping a minor


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The Gujarat High Court on Friday awarded death sentence to a convict in connection with raping and murdering a minor in Surat.
The man identified as Anil Yadav had brutally raped and murdered a three-year-old baby girl last year in October. Further details are awaited in this regard.
The Parliament had last year passed stringent legislation prescribing a death penalty to those convicted for raping a girl below the age of 12 years and made laws against such sexual offences harsher.

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First Published: Dec 27 2019 | 1:16 PM IST

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