Chandigarh, October 1
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday dismissed the appeals of Hardik and Karan—two former students of OP Jindal Global University, sentenced to 20 years in a fellow student’s gang-rape case.
A Division Bench of the High Court, at the same time, allowed the appeal of Vikas against his conviction and seven-year sentence in the case.
The verdict was pronounced in the open court by the Division Bench of Justice Tejinder Singh Dhindsa and Justice Pankaj Jain. The order’s copy is not yet available.
An FIR in the matter was registered on April 11, 2015, for rape, criminal conspiracy, criminal intimidation and other offences under Sections 376D, 376 (2)(n), 376, 292, 120-B and 506 of the IPC and the provisions of the IT Act at Rai police station in Sonepat.