Raipur: Hearing a complaint filed by a female 'anganwadi' supervisor, a local court in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district convicted a retired government official in a decade old rape case and sentenced him a rigorous imprisonment of 7-years.

The District and Sessions court of Jashpur convicted former IAS officer, M R Sarathi on charges of rape, wrongful restraint and criminal intimidation and sentenced him to 7-years rigorous imprisonment on the basis of a complaint filed by a female 'anganwadi' supervisor. Judge Prabhat Kumar Shastri also slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 on Sarathi.


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