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Rapist sentenced to 10 years in Mon

DIMAPUR, OCT 24 (NPN) | Publish Date: 10/24/2020 1:29:52 PM IST

The court of sessions judge Mon district has sentenced accused Aching Konyak to ten years imprisonment for sexually assaulting his 88-year-old aunty on September 3, 2018.

The accused was found guilty and convicted for the offence of rape under Section 376(1) India Penal Code vide judgment and order dated on October 19, 2020 and the hearing on the question of quantum of sentence was heard on October 21, 2020.

The district and sessions judge, Mon, Inalo Zhimomi also sentenced the accused to pay a fine of Rs.5000 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo simple imprisonment for the period of one year. 

The period of two years and one month already undergone by the accused in custody was set off against the sentenced imprisonment imposed upon the accused. 

Further, the accused has been remanded back to judicial custody to serve out the remaining period of his sentence of imprisonment.

The court ordered that the victim be paid compensation as per the victim compensation scheme.

 

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