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Man sentenced to jail for four-and-a-half years for rape

Press Trust of India  |  Shillong 

A man was today sentenced to four- and-a-half years imprisonment for molesting and attempting to rape a minor girl three years ago at her home here.

Kitboklang Kharsyntiew was sentenced to jail by POSCO special judge A M Ripnar who convicted him of the crime on February 11.

He was tried under various sections of POSCO Act and also slapped with a fine of Rs 5000 for the crime committed on February 6, 2013.

In case of inability to pay the fine, the man would undergo an additional month behind the bars.

First Published: Mon, February 15 2016. 18:14 IST