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Man sentenced to 10 years RI for raping minor

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Aizawl: A 54-year-old man was today sentenced to ten years rigorous imprisonment for raping a minor several times over a period of three months in Mizoram last year.

Additional District and Sessions Court here convicted Ranju Malakar (54) of Saipum village bordering Assam and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for ten years and imposed a fine of Rs 5,000.

While delivering the judgement, the judge, Vanlalenmawia, said that Malakar had raped the minor a number of times during January to April, 2014.

Malakar was arrested after the girl told her relatives following which an FIR was filed.

In another incident, two persons were arrested from Mizoram-Bangladesh border Tlabung town yesterday for allegedly raping a woman on Saturday night, the police said.

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