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Kathua Rape & Murder Case : Three Get Life Term, Five Year Jail for Three Others

Jun 10, 2019 06:22 PM IST India India

Three main accused in the gangrape-and-murder of an eight-year-old nomad girl from Kathua were on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here, lawyers said. Sanji Ram, the caretaker of the temple where the crime took place, Special Police Officer Deepak Khajuria and Parvesh Kumar, a civilian, have been convicted under Ranbir Penal Code sections pertaining to criminal conspiracy, murder, kidnapping, gangrape, destruction of evidence, drugging the victim and common intention. the lawyers said. Ram’s son Vishal Jangotra is the only one to have been acquitted.