Odisha: Two men sentenced to 20 years in jail for raping tribal woman

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Bhubaneswar: Two men were sentenced to 20 years in jail by a court in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district for raping a 55-year-old tribal woman.

Additional District and Sessions Judge of Rairangpur on Monday also ordered both the men to pay a fine of Rs 20,000 each, reported PTI.

The two men, aged 25 and 35, took the tribal woman to an under-construction house and raped her. The incident happened in December 2017 in the Badampahar police station area.

The accused persons were arrested after the husband of the survivor had lodged a police complaint.

The judgment was based on the woman’s statement, medical report and statements of 15 witnesses.

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