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7 years after rape attempt, UP court hands out 5 year jail sentence

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 5:54 IST

A young man from Uttar Pradesh has been sentenced to five years imprisonment by a court for attempting to rape a woman.

Additional Sessions Court Manoj Kumar convicted Vinit Pandey and also slapped a fine of Rs 8,000 on him.

According to prosecution, Pandey attempted to rape a 21-year-old woman in her house at Kandhla town in neighbouring Shamli district on 10 December, 2008.

The victim's brother had lodged a complaint in the matter.

- With agency inputs

First published: 12 March 2016, 12:18 IST
 
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