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Man Sentenced To 10 Years RI For Raping Minor In Odisha's Rayagada


20 September 2019

Smruti Ranjan Mohanty


Rayagada: A man was sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by the Special POCSO Court after he was convicted in a rape case. The convict Mina Hikaka was has been fined Rs 3,000 besides the jail term for the crime which was committed in 2017.

The case dates back to 2017, when a 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by Hikaka at Kumutimunda village under Kalyansinghpur police limits. The local police arrested Hikaka on the basis of the victim's complaint.

Within a span of two years, the POCSO court finished the final hearing in this case and sentenced Hikaka to 10 years RI.