Kuldeep Sengar gets 10 yrs in prison for murder of Unnao rape survivor’s father
A Delhi court on Friday sentenced Kuldeep Singh Sengar and six other convicts to 10 years in prison for murder of Unnao rape survivor’s father, reported news agency ANI.
The court also ordered Sengar and his brother Jai Deep alias Atul Singh Sengar to pay Rs 10 lakh each as compensation to the family.
The court had on Wednesday convicted seven persons, including Sengar, his brother and two policemen, for the death of the father of a woman whom Sengar raped in June 2017.
Sengar, was sent to jail in December 2019 by the Tis Hazari district court for the “remainder of his natural biological life” for raping the woman when she was a minor. He was disqualified from the Uttar Pradesh assembly last month.
Sengar, his brother and three aides were convicted for culpable homicide not amounting to murder (Section 304), criminal conspiracy (120B), wrongful restraint (341), voluntarily causing hurt (323) of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of arms act.
Policemen Ashok Singh Bhadauria and KP Singh were also convicted for registering a false complaint (Sections 211 and 218) against the father, as well as for assaulting him in judicial custody.
Sengar’s aides thrashed the survivor’s father and his co-worker on April 3, 2018, in Unnao, where he had gone to attend a hearing in the rape case. The survivor’s father died in the jail hospital five days later.