Dumka: Dumka’s behaviour court has sentenced 10 people to 25 years of imprisonment in the gang-rape case of the wife by taking her husband hostage. This incident is of December 2020 when ten accused have been sentenced to 25 years rigorous imprisonment in the gang rape case done in Ghasipur village of Mufassil police station area of Dumka district.
Taking suo motu cognizance of this matter, the National Commission for Women had directed the DGP of Jharkhand to investigate the matter in a time bound manner and take action. 12 people were arrested in this case, out of which two were minors. The case of minors is going on in Juvenile Justice Board. The court sentenced the ten accused to 25 years of imprisonment and fine under Section 376D (Gang-rape) of the IPC. Also, in case of non-payment of the fine amount, he will have to undergo an additional imprisonment of two and a half years.