Justice served in Mandsaur rape case: MP CM

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Bhopal, Aug 22 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that justice was served in the Mandsaur gang rape case as the two accused were sentenced to death.

A special court in Mandsaur sentenced the two accused in the rape case of an seven-year-old girl, on Tuesday.

“Death sentence is the only punishment for those involved in such heinous crimes,” Chouhan said in a statement.

He assured the best possible treatment to the victim and said his government would also take care of her education and future needs.

Praising the Mandsaur area police team, Chouhan said: “Justice has been delivered because of the dedication and hardwork of the team which led to completion of the investigation within eight days.”

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The victim was abducted while she was waiting for her father outside her school.

She was gang raped on June 26, her throat was slit and left to die. A day later, the Madhya Pradesh police arrested Irfan alias Bhaiyu, 20, a labourer, on the basis of CCTV footage.

–IANS

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