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Two get seven-year jail term in rape cases in Punjab

PTI  Gurdaspur, Punjab, February 05, 2013
First Published: 20:01 IST(5/2/2013) | Last Updated: 20:02 IST(5/2/2013)

A local court on Tuesday sentenced two men to seven-year imprisonment in as many rape cases.

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The Special Court for Crime against Women and additional sessions judge Gurdaspur Baljinder Kaur Sidhu pronounced the judgement in the two cases.

In the first case, the court sentenced Kaptan Singh, a resident of Basarpura village, for raping a married woman in Rangar Nangal area of Batala sub-division in 2007.

In the second case, the court sentenced Lakhbir Singh alias Lucky, a resident of Sikri village in Hoshiarpur district, for raping a woman in Sri Hargobindpur area in 2009.


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