Ex-constable sentenced to 7 yrs RI for rape

Bijnor (UP): A former constable has been sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment by a local court here for raping a woman four years ago.

District and sessions Judge (VII) VK Shailot also imposed a fine of Rs 6000 on the constable Chhatar Pal yesterday for raping the woman in Puranpur village on June 19, 2008. Villagers had caught Pal while he was trying to flee from the spot.