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Five get 10 years in jail for rape, double murder

A special court on Thursday sentenced five men to 10 years’ imprisonment for raping and killing a woman and murdering her cousin brother in Muzaffarnagar

lucknow Updated: May 17, 2019 12:17 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Lucknow
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Judge Ram Sudh Singh also imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 each on Arvind, Pramod, Monu, Shenki and Praveen. (Representative Image/Baltimore Sun/File Photo)

A special court on Thursday sentenced five men to 10 years’ imprisonment for raping and killing a woman and murdering her cousin brother in Muzaffarnagar. Judge Ram Sudh Singh also imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 each on Arvind, Pramod, Monu, Shenki and Praveen. According to prosecutor Sandeep Singh, police had booked the five accused under the Gangster Act after they were found involved in a case of gange-rape and double murder. The girl was raped and murdered at Kurthal village under Budhana police station area in the district on June 6, 2014. She was accompanied by her cousin brother who was also murdered by the five men when he opposed the assault.

First Published: May 17, 2019 12:14 IST