Aizawl, Aug 12 (PTI) Two persons, in as many cases of rape and molestion, have been sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by the special POCSO court here.

The court also slapped a fine of Rs 1,000 on each of them yesterday, failing which, they would have to serve an additional ten days in prison.

One of the two convicted was the father of of a six- year-old girl from Mamit district on Mizoram-Tripura border.

He raped his daughter repeatedly and an FIR against him had been filed by the Mamit district child welfare committee chairman H Darhmingliana.

The another convict had molested a young boy and was arrested last year.

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