4 Accused Get Life Term in One of Shakti Mills Gang-Rape Cases

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4 Accused Get Life Term in One of Shakti Mills Gang-Rape Cases


New Delhi, March 21 -- A city sessions court on Friday sentenced four persons to life in jail for the gang-rape of a telephone operator that took place at the Shakti Mills located in central Mumbai last year.

The hearing in the photojournalist gang-rape case was adjourned till Monday, reports said.

Those sentenced include Vijay Jadhav (19), Mohammad Qasim Shaikh (21), Mohammad Ansari (28) and Mohammad Ashfaque Shaikh (26).

Principal sessions judge Shalini Phansalkar Joshi pronounced the judgment saying offence of rape is brutal and is a violation of her right to life.

The defence lawyers pleaded for minimum punishment for convicts citing their modest family backgrounds.

They stated crime was not heinous and the survivor (telephone operator) did not have injuries.

"I'm constrained by law, else would have asked for death penalty," said public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam during the proceedings.

Under the amended law life imprisonment means imprisonment till the "remaining part of a person's natural life".

The court had on Thursday convicted the five men for gangrape, conspiracy and offences under the Information Technology Act.

The court found Jadhav, Shaikh and Mohammad Ansari guilty for both the gang-rape cases. …

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