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Bihar: Man gets 10 years in jail for raping girl

twitter-logo PTI        Last Updated: May 14, 2019  | 20:53 IST

Kishanganj, May 14 (PTI) A court in Bihar's Kishanganj district sentenced a man to 10 years in jail on Tuesday for raping a girl. The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADJ) Krishna Pratap Sinha held Jung Bahadur Rajbhar guilty and convicted him under sections 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The court also slapped a fine of Rs 20,000 on him, failing which he would have to spend an additional six months in jail. Rajbhar raped a 13-year-old girl on June 5, 2018, at a place under the jurisdiction of Galgalia police station in the district. Rajbhar is currently lodged in the district jail. PTI AR SOM 05142027 ANB ANB

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