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Gujarat: Youngster gets life term for raping 3-year-old

Thursday, 3 January 2013 - 5:24pm IST | Place: Jamnagar | Agency: PTI
A sessions court on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to an accused of raping a three-year -old girl in Jamkhambaliya taluka in 2011.

A sessions court on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to an accused of raping a three-year -old girl in Jamkhambaliya taluka in 2011.

Additional Sessions judge JN Srinivas on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to the accused, Jumma Iqbal (28), after holding him guilty for the offence of rape.

The court also ordered him to a pay fine of Rs25,000.
As per the case details, Jamkhambhaliya police arrested Iqbal on a complaint of raping a three-year-old girl and abandoning her at the farm area of Vadinar village in June 2011.

Recently, the Gujarat high court had also upheld the order of life sentence to five accused in a case of gang-rape and subsequent suicide by the victim in year 2003-04.


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