PATNA: A local court in Bihar has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping his step daughter five times.
District and Sessions Judge, Munger, Tribhuvan Nath handed out the punishment to the accused after finding all the charges true during the trial of the case which lasted for an year.
The court also imposed a monetary fine of Rs50,000 on the accused failing which he will have to stay in jail for another six months.
As per the report, the accused identified as Ramnandan Paswan had allowed to stay with him the teenaged daughter of the woman whom he accepted as his second wife.
However, in between October 2016 to February 2017, the accused raped his step daughter at home.
The last time when he established physical contact with his step daughter, she revolted and fled her maternal uncle home and reported the entire incident to him.
Subsequently, her maternal uncle reached the local Bariyarpur police station and registered a case against her step father last year.