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Life imprisonment for man for raping 5-yr-old girl

Press Trust of India  |  Kota 

A in sentenced a 22-year-old man to life imprisonment today for raping a five-year-old girl in the district four years ago.

of sentenced Shivraj Kavet (22), a resident of Gamach village under the station in district, to life imprisonment for raping the minor daughter of his neighbour, said, adding that the court also slapped a penalty of Rs 5,000 on the convict.

On April 26, 2014, the convict had lured the girl while she was returning home after purchasing ice cream from a nearby shop, taken her to an isolated spot and raped her, Sharma said.

A case was lodged at the station and the police had filed the chargesheet within four days of the crime, he added.

The statements of 14 witnesses were recorded during the trial, Sharma said.

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 21:00 IST