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Teenager sentenced to death for rape, murder of toddler

December 15, 2004 19:32 IST
Last Updated: December 15, 2004 19:35 IST

A fast-track court in Ahmedabad sentenced a teenager to death on Monday for raping and murdering a toddler.

Magistrate S K Patel sentenced 19-year-old Balwant Thakore to death for raping and murdering a one-and-a-half-year old girl in Malek village of Mehsana district in Gujarat on April 29 last year.

According to the prosecution, Thakore lured the girl to the rear part of a temple and raped her.

Thakore confessed the rape and murder to a friend, who handed him over to the local police.

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