Mandsaur: A special court has awarded death sentence to both the accused in 7-year-old girl's rape case in Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh.
Both accused Irfan and Asif were found guilty of raping the Class 2 student, who was lured away by the two men when she was standing outside her school on June 26, waiting for her parents to pick her up. Before walking away, the men raped her, tortured her and then slit her throat.
The men were caught within 24 hours of the rape after police examined the photographs and CCTV footage from the neighbourhood. The trial continued for less than two months.
The Mandsaur rape had triggered huge protests in Madhya Pradesh seeking death penalty for the accused.