Bihar: Nine awarded life term for raping woman, daughter

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Gaya, Mar 17 (PTI) A court in Bihar's Gaya district on Wednesday sentenced nine men to life imprisonment for raping a woman and her minor daughter in 2018 and also imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 on each of the convicts.

The court held them guilty for raping the woman and her daughter under sections of the IPC and the POCSO Act, special public prosecutors Kaiser Sarfuddin and Kamlesh Kumar said.

The nine men were awarded life imprisonment and each of them was told to pay a Rs 15,000 fine, they said.

The incident took place in Sondiha village under the Konch Police Station area when a group of people with arms tied a man to a tree and raped his wife and 15-year-old daughter on June 13, 2018. PTI COR AR BDC BDC