K’shetra man gets 7 yrs in jail for rape of med­i­cal stu­dent

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - - HINDUSTANTIMES HTPUNJAB&HARYANA - HT Cor­re­spon­dent

HISAR: The court of ad­di­tional district judge, Pankaj, of Hisar has sen­tenced a Ku­ruk­shetra man, Ro­hit Rod, to seven years in jail for rap­ing a med­i­cal col­lege stu­dent in June 2014. The court has also im­posed a fine of Rs 13,500 on the con­vict.

In the po­lice com­plaint, the vic­tim had said that she knew Rahul since her coach­ing classes for med­i­cal col­lege.

When she got ad­mit­ted to a med­i­cal col­lege in Hisar, Rahul con­tin­ued to come to meet her at the col­lege.

In June 2014, Rahul came to meet her, of­fered her some in­tox­i­cant-laced soft drinks and ab­ducted her.

The com­plaint added, he took her to a ho­tel in Hisar, where she raped her and even shot her MMS.

He also threat­ened the ac­cused with dire con­se­quences and of mak­ing the video vi­ral, if she in­formed any­body. How­ever, on June 26, 2014, she dis­closed the mat­ter to her fa­ther and a com­plaint was fi­nally lodged on July 24, 2014 at the Agroha po­lice sta­tion.

He has been con­victed un­der Sec­tions 342 (wrong­ful con­fine­ment); 354 (as­sault or crim­i­nal force to woman with in­tent to out­rage her mod­esty); 376-A (rape); 377 (un­nat­u­ral of­fences); 506 (crim­i­nal in­tim­i­da­tion) and un­der Sec­tions of the In­for­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy Act.

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