AGARTALA: A man was sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for raping his step-daughter almost four years ago at a village in Panisagar of North Tripura District. He was also slapped a fine of Rs. 10,000.
The verdict came out recently. The rape-convict identified as Talmohan Halam.
He had raped his minor step-daughter at her house when other family members were out for their work on April 22 in 2012. A case was lodged at Panisagar Police Station following which he was arrested.
After a probe, police had submitted charge sheet against him in the court on August 31 in 2012.
Followed by long trial, the court found him guilty on the rape charge and sent him to rigorous imprisonment.
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