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Two jailed for raping minor in moving car

PTI  New Delhi, February 24, 2013
First Published: 23:30 IST(24/2/2013) | Last Updated: 23:32 IST(24/2/2013)

Two men have been sentenced to varying jail terms by a Delhi court for kidnapping and raping a minor girl in a moving car. They wanted to take revenge from her sister.

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Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau awarded life term to 24-year-old Manoj and 10 years in jail to 24-year-old Amit for gang raping and threatening the 12-year-old victim after they failed to find her elder sister whom they wanted to teach a lesson.

“On not finding the woman (victim’s sister), Manoj targeted her younger minor sister, hardly aged 12 years. This incident being a rape for the purpose of revenge only to teach a lesson to two other women cannot be overlooked and hence Manoj deserves no leniency,” the court said.

The judge noted that Manoj was in a live-in relationship with a woman, who was the friend of the minor victim’s sister. Due to some disputes, the couple used to frequently approach the police.

The victim’s sister would usually take her friend’s side in the police presence, which infuriated Manoj and he decided to teach her a lesson.

The court also imposed a fine of Rs. 60,000 on Manoj and Rs. 20,000 on Amit.


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