Man gets lifer for raping minor girl
Jalna, Mar 12: A court here in Maharashtra has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping a minor girl nearly five years ago.
District and sessions court judge S G Vedpathakon Monday convicted the accused, Sanjay Ranghnath Havare, a resident of Rohanwadi here, and awarded him life imprisonment, assistant government pleader Varsha Mukimsaid.
The judge also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on the 26- year-old convict, he said.
The convict raped the 17-year-old girl on two occasions in July 2015 after threatening her, according to the prosecution.
Based on a complaint filed by the victims mother, the police arrested Havare and booked him under relevant sections of the Protection ofChildrenfromSexualOffences (POCSO)Act and the IPC, Mukimsaid.