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Bihar: Four sentenced to life in gangrape case

PTI  Jehanabad, May 08, 2014
First Published: 19:33 IST(8/5/2014) | Last Updated: 19:38 IST(8/5/2014)

A court in Bihar's Jehanabad district on Thursday convicted four persons to life imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs. 10,000 each after finding them guilty in a gangrape case.

The Additional District Judge-I O P Rai passed the order convicting the accused persons to life imprisonment and imposed Rs. 10,000 fine on each in the gangrape case of a woman, serving as an Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA).

The convicts will have to serve six months' additional imprisonment if they failed to pay the fine, the judge said.

According to prosecution, the incident took place near Nandana village under Hulasganj police station area in October 2008 as the convicts gangraped the victim after pulling her out of an ambulance in which she was taking a pregnant woman for delivery to a hospital.

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