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Shakti Mills gangrapes: Five convicted

Over seven months after the gangrape of two women including a photojournalist in the abandoned Shakti Mills compound here, five persons were on Thursday held guilty by a local court which will pronounce the quantum of punishment on Friday.

The court convicted the five men for gangrape, criminal conspiracy, common intention, unnatural sex, criminal intimidation, wrongful restraint, assault, destruction of evidence under IPC and other relevant sections of the Information Technology Act. A total of seven persons including two minors, were arrested in connection with the two gangrapes involving a telephone operator and a photojournalist in July-August 2013. Three of the accused are common to both the cases.
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