Women gets 10 yrs imprisonment for helping in friend’s rape

Muzaffarnagar (UP): A fast track court here has sentenced a woman to seven years imprisonment for helping a man and his wife in the rape of her friend 14 years ago.

Judge Ashok Kumar yesterday held that Rita Kumari helped Ugar Sain and his wife in the rape of a 22-year-old girl at Titawi village in the district on June 3, 2003.

Ugar Sain and his wife were convicted in 2006, the government lawyer said.

Rita Kumari, a friend of the survivor, was found guilty under IPC section 210 B (criminal conspiracy). The court also imposed a fine of Rs 3,000 on her.