7 convicted for gangrape

first_imgKolkata: Seven accused persons in a gang-rape case have been convicted and sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment by the Bankura District Court. The incident took place about one year ago. Another accused, who is a minor, is undergoing trial in the juvenile court. According to a source, on February 1, 2017, on the day of Saraswati Puja, a Class-XII student went out with his friend on a scooter. When they were coming back home, through Gorabazar area, some goons blocked their way and forced the victim’s friend to stop his scooter. The accused persons allegedly tied the youth to a tree and allegedly gang-raped the girl. Later, they fled from the spot. The victim’s friend informed her family members.last_img

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