Aizawl (zoramobserver.com): A court in Mizoram’s Champhai district has sentenced a man to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for raping a minor girl, officials said on Sunday.
Court officials said that additional district and sessions judge of Champhai district R Vanlalena on Friday convicted Khamsavunga of Ngur village in Champhai district and sentence him to 10 years rigorous imprisonment.
A fine of Rs 9,000 was also slapped against the convict.
The judgment was pronounced was pronounced on Friday by the judge after the Khamsavunga was found guilty of the crime, officials also said.
According to Champhai police, Khamsavunga had raped the girl on December 10, 2014 while was alone at her home.
Relatives of the girl lodged FIR at Champhai police station following which investigation and a manhunt for the culprit was launched under the leadership of sub-inspector Zonunsanga.
Eventually, the accused was arrested and during the course of interrogation, he revealed the crime. He was later sent to jail.