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Man sentenced to 7 years imprisonment

punjab Updated: Feb 23, 2013 20:15 IST
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Additional session judge Varinder Aggarwal on Thursday sentenced a person to seven years imprisonment for eloping with a minor girl.

The convicted person was identified as Shamsher Singh, a resident of Karnal in Haryana.

He was also fined Rs 1,500.

The father of the girl had registered a complaint with the police on September 4, 2011, regarding his 14-year-old daughter going missing; she had not come home after school.

The police rescued the girl on September 7, 2011, and had registered a case against Singh for eloping on the pretext of marriage.