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Rajasthan sessions court sentences 65-year-old to life imprisonment for raping minor

Hanumangarh (Rajasthan), Sept.28 (ANI): A session’s court in Rajasthan has sentenced a 65-year-old man to life imprisonment for raping a year-and-half old girl on Wednesday.

Terming the case as the rarest of the rare, Sessions Court Judge Rakesh Parikh pronounced the verdict 28 days after the case was filed.

Gurmail Singh committed the gruesome act at his residence on the night of August 26. The accused was arrested the next day and a detailed chargesheet was also filed on August 29.

Police recorded the statements of all 19 witnesses in the case in just three days, thereby playing a vital role in speeding up the trial.

The police has been lauded for their swift action in arresting the culprit and filing a water tight chargesheet. (ANI)