Meghalaya: Man sentenced to 15 years’ rigorous imprisonment in POCSO case



The Court of Special Judge (POCSO), Nongstoin on March 11, convicted an accused person Khlainborlin L Rngaid and sentenced him to 15 years rigorous imprisonment with a fine of ₹ 30,000.

Reportedly, the accused was convicted for raping a minor girl on May 2, 2019 at the resident of one Diamond Lyngdoh Rngaid at Umdein village in West Khasi Hills.

It may be noted that a case was registered vide at Nongstoin Police Station.

The accused was found guilty of committing an offence under the POCSO Act, 2012.

Rngaid was arrested immediately and after a thorough investigation, the Honourable Session court had given a favourable judgement.

(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)

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