AHMEDNAGAR: A periods courtroom right here on Wednesday awarded death sentence to a few males convicted for the brutal rape and murder of a 15-year-old lady in Maharashtra’s Kopardi village in 2016.
Additional Special Judge Suvarna Kevale awarded the death sentence to Jitendra Babulal Shinde, Santosh Gorakh Bhawal and Nitin Gopinath Bhailume.
The pass judgement on had on November 18 convicted the 3 males on fees of rape, murder and prison conspiracy.
The incident had caused popular protests from the Maratha group, who took out marches around the state over it.
The sufferer, who belonged to the Maratha group, used to be discovered murdered after being raped on July 13, 2016 at Kopardi village in Ahmednagar district.
The accused additionally inflicted accidents far and wide her frame and broke her limbs earlier than throttling her, police mentioned.
On October 7, the Ahmednagar Police had filed the chargesheet operating into over 350 pages earlier than the courtroom through which the trio used to be charged below IPC sections 302 (murder), 376 (rape) and related sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.