Two men sentenced to 20 years in jail for raping tribal woman in Mayurbhanj

    Baripda, Jan 17 (PTI) Two persons were sentenced to 20 years in jail by a court in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district for raping a 55-year-old tribal woman.
    Additional District and Sessions Judge of Rairangpur Deepak Kumar on Monday also ordered both the men to pay a fine of Rs 20,000 each. The amount will be paid to the survivor as compensation.
    The two men, aged 25 and 35, took the tribal woman to an under-construction house and raped her. The incident happened in December 2017 in the Badampahar police station area.
    The accused persons were arrested after the husband of the survivor had lodged a police complaint.
    The judgment was based on the woman's statement, medical report and statements of 15 witnesses, Additional Public Prosecutor Pankaj Das said. PTI CORR AAM

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