Rajasthan court sentences man, son to life imprisonment till death for kidnapping, raping girl

Updated: May 26 2023 7:42PM

Jaipur, May 26 (PTI) A man and his son were sentenced to life imprisonment till death by a court in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district on Friday for kidnapping and raping a 17-year-old girl for more than 50 days.

The POCSO court also imposed a fine of Rs 80,000 each on the two convicts.

Sitaram Chaturvedi (55) and his son Govind Chaturvedi (30) abducted the girl on April 5, 2021 under Udai Mod police station. They held her captive for more than 50 days and raped her, Special Public Prosecutor Anil Kumar Jain said.