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Bihar court awards life imprisonment to rapist lawyer, also slaps fine


PATNA: A local court in Bihar has awarded life sentence to a practicing lawyer for raping a woman four years ago.

The court of additional district and sessions judge in Muzaffarpur yesterday also slapped a fine of Rs 20,000 on the lawyer finding him guilty of raping his woman renter at gun-point.

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The accused lawyer Nirbhay Kumar, a resident of professor colony in Muzaffarpur district, had been arrested in June 2012 after a woman charged him with robbing off her modesty after making her husband captive.

According to the victim, she was given a rented accommodation by the lawyer in his home.

“On the fateful night, the lawyer barged into my room and raped me after making my husband captive at gun-point,” the victim said in her complaint petition.

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