Two sentenced to life in jail for gang-raping a woman

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Two sentenced to life in jail for gang-raping a woman

Begusarai, Apr 3 (PTI) A city court sentenced two persons to life imprisonment today after finding them guilty of raping a woman four years ago.

While sentencing the duo Kamlesh Singh alias Latiphan Singh and Raushan Singh to life term, Fast Track Court-1 Judge Manmohan Chaudhary also imposed a fine of Rs 5000 on each of them.

According to the prosecution, the duo had gang-raped a woman in a village under Nayagaon police station area of Begusarai district on February 24, 2013.

The duo had accosted the victim and waylaid her on gunpoint to a nearby field, where they took turns to rape her repeatedly.

The court had convicted the two of raping the women on March 30 and had reserved order for today.

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