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Court sentences man to life imprisonment for raping minor girl

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A special court in Mizoram's Champhai district has sentenced a 51-year-old man to rigorous life imprisonment for raping a minor girl.
The Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act special judge R Vanlalena on Friday sentenced Vanlalvena to life imprisonment for raping a four-and-half- year old girl in 2017.
According to prosecution, Vanlalvena was arrested in February 2017 for attempting to molest a six-year-old girl in Champhai town and was released on bail on health ground.
He raped the four-and-half-year-old girl while on bail and was arrested.

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First Published: Aug 31 2019 | 1:05 PM IST

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