• Assam man sentenced to 20 years rigorous imprisonment for raping, impregnating minor sister

    Digital Desk: After being found guilty of repeatedly raping his minor sister, resulting in her pregnancy, a court in Morigaon district, Assam sentenced a man to 20 years in prison. On Monday, the 23-year-old man was sentenced by a court of extra sessions judge who also serves as a special judge under the POCSO Act. The perpetrator and the victim were both from the Morigaon district's Jagiroad neighborhood, Assam. In 2019, a case was filed in Morigaon police station, Assam against the man for raping his sister. The incident took place at the Jagiroad area in central Assam's Morigaon district in 2019. "On July 13, 2019, a local man named Bipin Chandra Bordolol assisted the victim, and the victim filed a complaint with the police." Police had opened a case at Jagiroad police station based on the complaint, and they had also examined the victim on 14/7/2019, and the medical report confirmed that she was seven months pregnant. The accused person was soon apprehended by the police and brought before the court." according to Ajit Kumar Baishya. "The court condemned Rupam Deuri to 20 years in prison on Monday after hearing the case for repeatedly rapping and impregnating his minor sister," the Advocate added. Also Read: Indian students in Ukraine feel the heat as airfares skyrocket

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