Basti: A man was sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by a court here for raping a minor girl in 2008.

Judge Jai Ram on Tuesday held Pawan Kumar guilty of the crime and also imposed a penalty of Rs 5,500 on him.

Pawan Kumar along with a minor boy had raped the girl in Labdaha village in Haraiya area in May 2008.

The case against the other accused is pending in a juvenile court.

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