After multiple delays in the past week, the judgement on the Unnao rape case was finally delivered.
Unnao rape case: Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar sentenced to life imprisonment by Delhi court— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) December 20, 2019
Sengar, who was convicted for the rape of a minor woman in Unnao in 2017, has been sentenced under Section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) along with Section 5 (aggravated penetrative sexual assault of a child) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act).
District judge Dharmesh Sharma, who passed the verdict, also slapped a fine of ₹25 Lakh on Sengar.
Sengar was convicted in one of 5 related cases transferred from Uttar Pradesh to Delhi.