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Rapist awarded death in 6 days

A local court awarded capital punishment to a 25-year-old man within six days of trial for strangling to death his three-and-a half-year-old niece after raping her. The heinous incident took place at Bhains diara Musahar Tola under Barari police station in Katihar district on 24 January.

On the speedy delivery of judgment, Katihar superintendent of police Kim said, ‘It’s a record judgment in this part of the country as the trial process and delivery of judgment was completed within six days.’

‘The crime committed by the accused is a heinous one. The ruling will definitely prevent many from thinking of committing such crimes,’ said Anjani Singh, an advocate at the Katihar district court.
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