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Minor rapist sentenced life imprisonment, another rapist gets 10 years

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Imphal, Jan. 16
A Noutuneshwari Devi Special Judge POCSO Senapati today sentences 52 year old Ashin @ Kasinba of Nungthek Karvanmuang village part II Noney to undergo rigorous imprisonment of life and fine Rs 2 Lakh for committing a crime of grievous hurt and penetrative sexual assault to minor victim , on the other hand, Rk Memcha Session Judge Imphal West today sentenced rape convicted 32 year old Meisnam Suresh Singh of Ghari Awang leikai to undergo rigorous imprisonment of 10 years and fine Rs 15 thousand for committing a crime of rape on August 14, 2014 under section 376 of IPC. Court also recommended to provide Rs 6 Lakh compensation to the minor victim through her mother under Manipur Victim compensation scheme, One lakh for causing grievous hurt and 5 lakh for penetrative sexual assault. Court also directed the convict to pay the fine amount of Rs 2 Lakh within 2 months and the said amount to be given to the victim through her mother. As the same court yesterday convicted Ashin @ Kashin @ Kasinba 52 of Nungthek Karvanmuang Village part II Noney district for committing a crime of grievous hurt by dangerous weapon and for committing penetrative sexual crime to a minor victim on August 1, 2017 and fixed today for sentence hearing.
It may be mention that the convict Ashin @ Kashin @ Kasinba 52 s/o (L) Mangainanba @ Adaitba of Nungtek Karvanmuang village part II of Noney was absconding in connection with the case for around 23 months after released on PR bond by concerned Police station after the incident and on July 12 last year the convict was produced before the court by Senapati district police in execution of the warrant of arrest issue by the same court.
Meisnam Suresh 32 s/o Loken of Ghari Awang, who was sentenced 10 years rigorous imprisonment was convicted by the same court on January 6 after the trial of the case. The convict was produced before the court for sentence hearing from Manipur Central Jail, Sajiwa. Court after hearing the submission of APP of the state and Defense counsel of convict in length, sentenced convict Meisnam Suresh to undergo rigorous imprisonment of 10 years and fined Rs 15 lakh for committing a crime of rape upon the victim. Court also recommended to provide compensation to the victim under the Manipur Victim compensation scheme. It may be mention that on August 14, 2014 at around 1.30 the victim was sexually assaulted by the convict while the victim was sleeping in her room taking advantage of other family member’s absence by entering victim room, putting a pillow over the victim mouth when victim tried to call other peoples for help.

Rinku Khumukcham

Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 15+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents. Rinku can be contacted at [email protected] 

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