New Delhi, December 20
Delhi court awarded life imprisonment to former BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar on Friday for raping a woman in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, in 2017. The four-time MLA will remain in jail for the remainder of his life.
District Judge Dharmesh Sharma also imposed a fine of Rs 25 lakh in the case and also directed the rape survivor be paid Rs 10 lakh as compensation.
The court had on Monday convicted Sengar for rape under the Indian Penal Code and the POCSO Act for offence by a public servant committing penetrative sexual assault against a child after holding the victim to be a minor.