The Rape Crisis Blog

I've created this blog in order to bring to the forefront the sad reality of rape victims throughout the world in the 21st century. Currently I'm collecting every piece of information I can find regarding this subject, and put it here with reference to the origin. Please comment and spread it to people that may find this interesting.

Sunday, May 14, 2006

Seven-year jail for rapist of minor girl

Sambalpur (Orissa) - A fast-track court in Orissa Friday sentenced a 58-year-old man to seven years of rigorous imprisonment for raping a minor in one of the fastest convictions for such a crime, police officials here said. Additional district sessions judge Anil Kumar Patnaik in Jharsuguda, 374 km from state capital Bhubaneswar, awarded the sentence to Trinath Bhoi, a resident of Jharsuguda town who allegedly raped a minor girl on April 9. The judge also imposed a fine of Rs.5,000, a senior district police official told IANS. .

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