3 CON­VICTED FOR PARK STREET RAPE SEN­TENCED TO 10 YRS IN JAIL

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KOLKATA: Three men con­victed in the 2012 Park Street gang rape case were sen­tenced to 10 years of rig­or­ous im­pris­on­ment and or­dered to pay a fine of Rs1 lakh each by a ses­sions court on Fri­day af­ter the pros­e­cu­tion did not seek life im­pris­on­ment for them as is nor­mally done.

More than three years af­ter the in­ci­dent shocked the na­tion, the court on Thurs­day held Ru­man Khan, 32, Su­mit Ba­jaj, 34, and Naser Khan, 32, guilty of the crime. Two other men ac­cused in the case, Kader Khan and Mo­hammed Ali, re­main at large and are yet to be tried in court.

The vic­tim, an An­glo-In­dian mother of two, had pub­licly fought for jus­tice. She died in March of multi- or­gan fail­ure owing to an ill­ness.

FULL RE­PORT, P13

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