Badaun: Son of a SP leader was sentenced to life imprisonment and a penalty of Rs one lakh was also imposed on him by a local court for raping a minor girl.
    
The 15-year-old victim was raped by Varun Bhardwaj alias Chinu, son of former SP block head Patanjali Bhardwaj, in Alapur area on December 27, 2010, prosecution counsel Gyan Swaroop Gupta said.
    
After hearing both the sides, Additional District Judge SN Tripathi held Chinu guilty on Thursday, he said. The court also said that from the amount of fine imposed, Rs 70,000 will be given to the victim.
    
It also directed to lodge an FIR against three persons, including the then station officer of Alapur Pradeep Shukla, for disclosing the identity of the victim.

(Agencies)

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