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Court awards death sentence to 1 for rape-murder of 12-year-old

ANI | Updated: Oct 12, 2018 23:05 IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct 12 (ANI): Lucknow bench of Allahabad high court on Friday awarded death sentence to a convict for raping and murdering a 12-year-old in Lucknow's Mohanlalganj area. Another convict has also been sentenced to life imprisonment in the case.
The 12-year-old-girl was raped and killed on September 4th , 2012.
High Court in its today's verdict had upheld the session court decision which had pronounced the death sentence for convict Putai and life imprisonment for convict Dilip.
A bench of Justice Rituraj Awasthi and Mahendra Dayal pronounced the verdict on Friday. (ANI)

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