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Three get life sentence for gang-rape of woman

Press Trust of India  |  Bhopal 

A special court here sentenced three men to life imprisonment today for raping a woman inside a moving bus here in 2015.

Special court R K Soni sentenced Salman (22), the of the mini bus, and two of his accomplices -- (40) and Dipak Sharma (32) -- to life imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on them.

The trio had sexually assaulted the woman (aged around 35) when she was travelling alone in the mini bus in the M P Nagar area on the night of September 16, 2015, said.

Based on a complaint lodged by the victim, the police had registered a case and filed a chargesheet against the three accused under section 376D (gangrape) and other relevant sections of the IPC, he added.

The judge, after relying on the circumstantial evidence and going through the material on record, convicted the trio for gangrape and sentenced them to life imprisonment, Tiwari said.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 20:50 IST