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All  the  four accused  awarded  punishment

By  Our  Correspondent

Kozhikode,  Oct  31 (IVC)     All  the  four accused  in the sensational  mass rape  at  Janakikkad near here  by Nadapuram     POCSO  court  today.

                While  the  first, third  and the  fourth   accused   were  awarded  rigorous life  imprisonment, the  fourth  accused  was  awarded 30  years rigorous imprisonment.

                The  court  also  awarded   a fine of  Rs 4.25 lakh  (Four lakh  and twenty-five  thousand  rupees  only)   to  be  paid  by  all  the  accused  together,  the  prosecution said.

                The  accused were  awarded  sentence  under  various sections of the Indian Penal  Code and the Protection of  Children  from Sexual  Offences Act, 2012.

                According to  prosecution, a 13-year  old girl  hailing from Ngaland was brutally   raped  by the convicted  about  two  years back. Further  details   of  the  sentence  were  awaited .

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