Pune man sent to jail for raping disabled girl

A 46 year old man from Pune has been found guilty of repeatedly raping a 19-year-old physically challenged girl.

Deepak Shankar Gawali is a resident of Vetalnagar in Chinchwad and has been sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by the court.

Gawali was found guilty of repeatedly raping a 19-year-old physically disabled girl between March 2013 and June 2013.

The medical evidence and medical expert testified in court about the assaults and the poor mental condition of the victim.

The court also sentenced Gawali to three years and one year rigorous jail for the offences of kidnapping and criminal intimidation.

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