Saharsa: A court in Bihar's Saharsa district on Tuesday convicted three persons to life imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each after finding them guilty of gang raping a woman three months ago.

The Fast Track Court (FTC)- I judge K.D. Dwivedi passed the order sentencing three accused persons Chandan Kumar Sah, Md Khurshid and Anil Ram to life imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each after finding them guilty for gang raping a woman.

According to prosecution, the convicted persons had gang raped a woman while she was returning to her village along with other family members after visiting a fair in neighbouring village on March 31 last.

The victim had lodged an FIR at Saurbazar (Patarghat) police station against unidentified persons for gang raping her on the fateful night.

The police had carried out expeditious investigation and arrested the three accused persons and filed a charge sheet against them in a court within 24 hours.

(Agencies)

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