A court on Monday sentenced 11 convicts to life imprisonment for raping a 25-year-old law student in Ranchi last year
A court on Monday sentenced 11 convicts to life imprisonment for raping a 25-year-old law student in Ranchi last year. The court of Judicial Commissioner Navneet Kumar, which had found the 11 guilty on February 27, sent them to jail for the remainder of their natural lives and imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on each of them.
One among the 12 apprehended in connection with the case is facing trial before the Juvenile Justice Board. Jharkhand DGP K N Choubey, DIG A V Homkar, Senior Superintendent of Police (Ranchi) Anish Gupta and other senior police officials were present in the courtroom when the sentence was pronounced.
On November 26 last year, nine of them abducted the student when she was talking to a friend at Sangrampur under the Kanke police station in Ranchi, a police note had said then. The other three joined them later to perpetrate the crime at a nearby brick kiln.
All the 12 had been arrested soon after and a car, a motorcycle, a pistol, eight mobiles and the mobile phone snatched from the victim and other materials were seized. The convicts are Kuldeep Oraon, Sunil Oraon, Sandeep Tirkey, Ajay Munda, Rajan Oraon, Naveen Oraon, Basant Kacchap, Ravi Oraon, Rohit Oraon, Sunil Munda and Rishi Oraon.