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Life sentence to 40-year-old man for raping minor
  • The Statesman
  • 11 Mar 2014
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Press Trust of India
Coimbatore, 11 March: A Mahila Court here today sentenced a 40-year-old man to life imprisonment for abducting, raping and impregnating a minor girl.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 1.36 lakh on him.
According to the prosecution, Peer Mohammed had taken his friend's 14-year-old daughter to his house on 7 March, 2007 and raped her. This continued for at least three months.
He also threatened the girl that he will kill her father if she complained about the incident to her parents or police.
However, the girl told her parents about the incident when she came to know that she was pregnant.
The parents lodged a complaint to police about the incident following which Peer Mohammed was arrested.
Mahila Court Mr Judge MP Subramanian sentenced Peer Mohammed to life imprisonment and ordered him to pay a fine of Rs 1.36 lakh.

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