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Death for rapist

In a fast-track trial, a Madhya Pradesh court has awarded death penalty to a youth accused of abducting, raping and murdering a minor tribal girl in Khandwa.

india Updated: Mar 04, 2013 23:46 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

In a fast-track trial, a Madhya Pradesh court has awarded death penalty to a youth accused of abducting, raping and murdering a minor tribal girl in Khandwa.

Monday’s judgement by special judge Jagdish Baheti came 14 days after the charge sheet was filed on February 19. The girl had gone missing from a village in Khandwa on January 30. The police recovered her body on February 1 and the post-mortem report confirmed rape. Five-days later, accused Anohkilal was arrested. htc

First Published: Mar 04, 2013 23:44 IST