Ahmednagar: The Ahmednagar district sessions court on Wednesday will pronounce sentence against three convicts of Kopardi rape and murder case.
In a November 18 hearing, Additional Special Judge Suvarna Kevale held the three youths – Jitendra Shinde, Santosh Bhaval and Nitin Bhailume – guilty of rape, murder and criminal conspiracy.
The arguments have ended, and the prosecution has demanded death penalty for all three convicts in this case.
On July 13, 2016, a 15-year-old girl was brutally raped and murdered by the trio in Kopardi, Ahmednagar.
Following the incident, the members of Maratha community protested against the crime across various districts of Maharashtra.