Man gets double life for rape-murder of daughter

By PTI Published on Oct 12, 2017 12:41 PM IST

Namakkal: A middle-aged man was today sentenced to double life imprisonment by a fast track court here for raping and murdering his minor daughter last year.

Sessions Judge of Fast Track Mahila Court P Elango also sentenced Bhoopathy, in his 40s, to another 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for repeatedly sexually harassing the girl and confining her.

The two life sentences would run consecutively while the 10 year imprisonment concurrently, the Judge said in his order. According to prosecution, Bhoopathy, a teacher at Vegakaundanpatti in this district, had raped his daughter over a period of time from 2014 and kept her confined. He got her killed last year.