20-yr jail term for 3 rapists in Agartala
The court convicted Naresh Jamatia (19), Ananda Jamatia (25) and Raj Kishore Jamatia (24) of East Khupilong village in the district under Section 376 (D) IPC and Section 6 of The Protection of Children from Sexual Offence Act, 2012. According to the police report, the minor girl was gang-raped in October last year at East Khupilong village during Durga Puja. The girl was returning home after attending a community puja around 9pm with her friends.
The accused trio had kidnapped the girl and raped her in a rubber estate. Police had arrested the accused three days after the incident and submitted a chargesheet before the court within two months.