Dhaula Kuan gangrape: One accused convicted

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Dhaula Kuan gangrape: One accused convicted
New Delhi, Dec 8: A court here convicted the lone arrested accused in the Dhaula Kuan gangrape case in which a student of Delhi University was kidnapped and raped in a moving car.

Accused Ajit Singh Katiyar was found guilty by Additional Sessions Judge Neeraj Kumar Gupta under various sections of the IPC dealing with abduction, rape and criminal intimidation.

The DU student, hailing from Mizoram, was abducted on May 8, 2005 while she was walking back home after buying food from a roadside eatery along with a friend.

She was raped by four accused in a moving car near Dhaula Kuan in South Delhi, the prosecution had said in its argument.

The court fixed Dec 10 for arguments on the quantum of sentence. The convict may face a maximum punishment of rigorous life imprisonment.

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