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Six convicted in Kamduni gangrape and murder case

28, Jan 2016
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Kolkata, Jan 28, 2016 (PTI)
Six persons were today convicted by a local court in the Kamduni gangrape and murder case in which a 21-year-old college girl was brutally assaulted and murdered in June 2013, triggering outrage.

Two other accused in the case were acquitted.
Additional City and Sessions Judge Sanchita Kar pronounced Saiful Ali, Ansar Ali and Aminul Ali guilty of gangrape and murder in her order in a packed court room.

The three were found guilty under sections 376(d) (gangrape), 302 (murder) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of IPC.

The judge found Imanul Islam, Aminul Islam and Bhola Naskar guilty under sections 376 (d) (gangrape), 120B (criminal conspiracy) and 201 (causing disappearance of evidence) of IPC.

Saiful Ali, who had accosted the girl on the road and forced her inside a farmhouse where the crime was committed, was additionally found guilty under sections 109 (abetment to an offence) and 342 (wrongfully confining any person).

The judge said that the argument on the quantum of punishment would commence tomorrow.


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