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Man gets 7 years in jail for raping minor


Muzaffarnagar, Social Times. On Tuesday a POCSO court sentenced a man to seven years of imprisonment for abducting and raping a minor girl.


Special Court Judge Arti Faujdar also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on the Raju after holding him guilty under Sections 363 (kidnapping), 366 (abducting, inducing a woman to compel her for marriage) and 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).


According to district government council Rajiv Sharma, Raju abducted and raped the 16-year-old victim and a case was lodged against him on January 21, 2012 at Bhorakala police station on the complaint of girl's father.