Published On: Tue, Jul 31st, 2018

Rapist gets death sentence in Manipur

Imphal: A tribal youth in Manipur found guilty of raping and murdering a four-year-old was sentenced to death on Tuesday.

The convict allegedly raped and murdered the girl on December 27, 2015

The sentence against David, 23, was pronounced by A Noutuneswori in the district court in Senapati district.

The convict allegedly raped and murdered the girl on December 27, 2015 at a secluded place in the hills.

This is the first time a convicted rapist and murderer has been given death sentence in Manipur. In most cases the accused in rape cases who were out on bail were shot dead allegedly by insurgents.

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