Man gets death sentence for rape, murder of five-year-old

Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Feb 26 (IANS) A court in this Punjab town Friday sentenced a man to death for rape and murder of a five-year-old girl last year.

Mangal, a resident of West Bengal, was prosecuted and sentenced by the court of additional district and sessions judge S.S. Sahni.

The victim was raped and murdered March 11, 2009, at a colony of migrant labourers near Adda Saraan township, 20 km from here.

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