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Udaipur: Man gets life term for rape of British tourist

April 30, 2008 15:38 IST

A fast track court in Udaipur awarded life imprisonment to a rest house owner on Wednesday for raping a British scribe.

Judge Brajendra Jain convicted Parbat Singh for raping the victim in his rest house room at Chandpol in Udaipur on December 23, 2007.

According to the prosecution, the victim, who came to Udaipur on a trip, was staying in the rest house for some days. The accused sneaked in her room on the pretext of providing a blanket to her.

The victim lodged an FIR at the Ambamata police station with the help of the British High Commission in the country.

The chargesheet in the case was filed before the court on January 14, 2008. After hearing the prosecution, the defence and 14 witnesses, the court convicted Parbat Singh.