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Uber rape: Convict sentenced to life imprisonment

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New Delhi: Uber rape case convict Shiv Kumar Yadav was sentenced to life imprisonment till death by a Delhi Court on Tuesday.

Taking to reporters, Public Prosecutor Atul Srivastav told reporters outside the Tis Hazari Court: “We requested the Court to give him maximum punishment to send a strong message to the society.”

“The convict was awarded life imprisonment till his natural life under section 376 (2A) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC); one year of imprisonment and Rs 1,000 fine under section 323 of the IPC; 10 years of jail and Rs 5,000 fine under section 366 of the IPC; and seven years of imprisonment and Rs 5,000 fine under section 506 of the IPC,” said Srivastav, while elaborating upon the quantum of punishment awarded to Yadav. (ANI)