A man in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand has been sentenced to 30 years of rigorous imprisonment for being involved in raping two girls along with others around seven years ago.

The convict of rape is in jail in Chaibasa, headquarter town of West Singhbhum district.

The District and Session Judge -1 had on Wednesday awarded the sentence under section 376 (D) IPC to Rajendra Mahato, a resident of Saitopa village under the Toklo Police Station in West Singhbhum, for raping two minors in 2016.

The court also fined him Rs 25,000.

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