20-yr jail term for 3 rapists in Agartala

20-yr jail term for 3 rapists in Agartala

Agartala: The district and sessions court in South Tripura’s Gomati district on Monday sent three rape accused to 20 years in jail and imposed a fine of Rs 30,000 each. The trio was accused of raping a minor girl in October last year.

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.



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