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Tripura: Rape accused sentenced to life imprisonment

Agartala, Dec 6 (UNI) A local court in Tripura’s Gomati district on Tuesday convicted Montaj Mia and sentenced him to life imprisonment for his involvement in a brutal rape case in March 2021.
Montaj, a resident of Bagma, Udaipur, in Gomati district, is a listed criminal with a history of cow theft, drug paddling, and anti-social activities for a long time. Montaj Mia had abducted a young lady on her way home from a local market in a car and assaulted her, followed by rape in a nearby forest.
She somehow managed to escape from the clutch and filed a case at Killa police station, on which police arrested him. After a thorough examination of the evidence, including the testimony of 15 witnesses, the investigating officer submitted a charge sheet against Montaj Mia.
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