Agra court sentences man to life imprisonment for raping minor girl, orders action against cop

Updated: Mar 20 2023 10:25PM

Agra (UP), Mar 20 (PTI) A court in Agra has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping a six-year-old girl in 2013 and ordered that action be taken against the investigation officer, who is now the senior superintendent of police of Bareilly, for giving a clean chit to the accused, an official said on Monday.

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on the convict, Vipin Chauhan.

According to special public prosecutor Vimlesh Anand, Chauhan raped the minor girl on May 5, 2013, when her parents had gone to work. The family of the girl used to live on a property of Chauhan's father on rent.