Man awarded 15-yr jail for raping minor

Jajpur: The District and Sessions Court on Wednesday awarded a jail term of 15 years to a man accused of raping a minor girl in Kulaharipur village under Badachana police limits in 2012.

The court’s judge Jiban Ballav Das pronounced the sentence in the case after hearing total 22 witnesses.

Notably, on March 2012, Bamadev Sahu of Kulaharipur village took away the minor girl to an under-construction house and raped her.