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Death for rape: 26-year old gets capital punishment for raping, killing minor

Dailybhaskar.com   |  Jan 17, 2013, 22:02PM IST
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New Delhi: At a time when the Delhi gang-rape case has been transferred to a fast-track court on Thursday for speedy trial and justice to the family of 23-year old paramedical student, a fast track court in Odisha on Thursday awarded death sentence to a man who killed a 3-year old girl after raping her.

The fast-track court of Sambalpur convicted 26-year old Thidu Munda after it examined 13 witnesses in the case.

Additional district judge (fast track) Ashok Kumar Panda described the incident as rarest of the rare crime while pronouncing the death sentence, government lawyer Subrat Mohanty told reporters.

Munda had abducted the girl on October 4, 2012. After raping and murdering her, he had dumped the body in a forest near the village.

The decomposed body of the girl was found four days later following which Munda was arrested on October 13. The court had convicted Munda on January 11 but had reserved its order on the quantum of sentence for Thursday.

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