//Death sentence to one for raping minor

Death sentence to one for raping minor

In a significant verdict, a fast track court in this Bundelkhand district has awarded capital punishment to a man accused of raping and murdering a minor in 2004.

The prosecution said Fast Track and District Sessions Judge, Balendu Singh, after hearing twelve witnesses, mostly women in the case, yesterday, held Raju alias Raja Ram, guilty of raping and then murdering Draupadi (10) in Ghutai area of the district on November 22, 2004.The judge then pronounced death sentence for Raju, the prosecution added