PATNA, Dec. 8 -- A special POCSO court has awarded 20-year rigorous imprisonment to two men for sexually assaulting a minor girl.

Mohammad Jhunnu alias Shakir Khan (36) and Shamsher alias Sera (26), were found guilty under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO) and Section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) by ADJ-1 Sanjay Kumar on Saturday.

The court also imposed a fine of Rs.50,000 on each accused.

The duo was accused of outraging the modesty of the victim on July 11, 2018. Police had filed a chargesheet in October 2018.

According to the first information report (FIR) lodged with woman police station, the victim told the police that on the date of the incident, she was returning to her house and when she re...