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Hry: 3 sentenced to life for raping woman

Press Trust of India  |  Hisar 

A court here today sentenced three persons to for raping a woman last year.

Additional District and Sessions Judge, Hisar, Pankaj held them guilty for raping the woman on August 2.

It also slapped a fine of Rs 5 lakh each on Rishi alias Muchchal, an and his accomplices and They are all residents of Haryana's district.

The court also ordered that the amount be given to the woman as compensation.

The woman, a mother of three, had boarded an auto-rickshaw from a bus stand in on December 4, 2017, night to go home.

Some passengers were also in the auto-rickshaw, but they got down at a village, according to the prosecution.

Rishi stopped the vehicle and raped her inside the auto-rickshaw. Later, two of his accomplices also raped her. They dumped the woman near a cantonment and fled.

A case under section 376D (gang rape) of the Indian Penal Code was registered in at the on the complaint of the woman.

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First Published: Mon, August 06 2018. 21:20 IST