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2 UP Men Sentenced to 20 Years in Jail for Raping Teenage Girl

Representative Image: A woman holds a placard during a protest after the death of a rape victim, in Mumbai. (REUTERS)

Representative Image: A woman holds a placard during a protest after the death of a rape victim, in Mumbai. (REUTERS)

Additional District and Sessions (POCSO) Court Special Judge Pawan Kumar Sharma on Tuesday also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 each on Lavlesh and Suresh, who are cousins.

A court here has sentenced two men to 20 years imprisonment for raping a teenage girl in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district in 2019.

Additional District and Sessions (POCSO) Court Special Judge Pawan Kumar Sharma on Tuesday also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 each on Lavlesh and Suresh, who are cousins.

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The girl was raped on January 13, 2019. She was 17 years old then, government counsel Ramsufal Singh said on Wednesday. She was raped at a village in the Bisanda area of the district and the duo was arrested on January 22, 2019, he said.

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first published:February 03, 2021, 10:50 IST