Jamshedpur : A local court here on Thursday rewarded life imprisonment to seven persons, who had raped a married women. The convicts in the age group of 22 and 32 years were convicted by the court of district and sessions judge Satya Prakash Sinha in a gang-rape case registered with the Telco police station in April, 2011. The court sentenced them to life imprisonment.
Those convicted were identified as Nazir Khan, Azad Khan alias Badshah, Mohammed Shera, Mohammed Qasim, Taffazul Haque, Jahid Khan alias Sunny and Ravi Sharma alias Kalia, all residents of Barinagar in Telco.
The seven accused had gangraped a newly-wed woman at the forest department’s Theme Park at Telco on the night of April 25, 2011. According to the prosecution, the three convicts caught hold of the victim while she was having a stroll along with her husband in a park. Later, four others joined them and raped the woman.