Tribune News ServiceChandigarh, December 7A local court has awarded 20 years of imprisonment to a 19-year-old youth for raping a 10-year-old girl in January this year.
Out of the total amount, Rs 50,000 will be given to the victim and Rs 5,000 to the state.
According to the prosecution, the victim, a student of Class III at a government school, was raped by the accused on January 18 this year.
When the victim raised the alarm, the accused threatened her with dire consequences.
After the victim’s medical examination, the police arrested the accused.