Man convicted for raping minor

A local court Monday convicted a 30-year-old man for raping a minor girl earlier this year.

Additional District Judge-2 Babita Prasad found Manirul Ansari guilty under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

S K Shukla, Additional Public Prosecutor, Ramgarh said the provisions attract a minimum punishment of 20 years imprisonment and maximum of death.

Ansari lured the minor girl by offering her chocolate and raped her on April 22. A case was lodged against Ansari with the Kuju police station of Ramgarh district the next day.

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