The Mysuru district court slapped seven-year imprisonment and a fine of Rs 60,000 on a man accused of raping a minor girl.
Mahadevaswamy, a resident of Mandanahalli village, was held guilty by the court. He was supported by his friend Linganna Swamy, who got two-year jail term. The duo kidnapped the 16-year-old girl on their bike on the day of the incident. Mahadevaswamy later raped the girl.
Jayapura police had registered a complaint and submitted the charge-sheet to the court. After the hearing, the judge passed the judgment. The court also directed that 70% of the money be given to the victim as compensation.