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Man gets 20 yrs in jail for raping mentally challenged woman

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

A POCSO court in Mizoram's district has sentenced a man to rigorous imprisonment of 20 years for raping a mentally challenged woman.

POCSO court R Vanlalvena also slapped a fine of Rs 5,000 on Hrangthanthuama, 30, yesterday.

He had committed the crime against the woman, 25, in September last year.

A criminal case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) was registered against Hrangthanthuama after relatives of the victim had filed a complaint with the police.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 16:10 IST