Tripura 32 year old man sentenced to 12 years in jail for raping woman on pretext of marriage
| Friday | 12th February, 2021
A local court in West Tripura on Friday sentenced a 32-year-old man to 12 years imprisonment on charges of cheating and raping a woman on the pretext of marriage.
The court pronounced the accused Sanjib Pal guilty under Sections 376, 417 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), additional public prosecutor Arabendu Deb said.
He said the accused Sanjib, a resident of Amtali area, developed physical relations with a woman promising to marry her.
On June 26, 2015, the police investigated and filed a chargesheet to the court,” Deb added.
However, three accused persons have been acquitted due to lack of evidence.
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