Sentence hearing

IMPHAL, Jan 13: Session Judge, Imphal West, RK Memcha has fixed January 16 for further sentence hearing of a convict Meisnam Suresh, in connection with a rape case of August 14, 2014.
Meisnam Suresh (32) s/o Loken of Ghari Awang Leikai was produced before the Court for the sentence hearing today from Manipur Central Jail Sajiwa.
However, after hearing the submission of the Additional PP and the defense counsel of the convict at length, during the sentence hearing today, the Court decided to fix January 16 for further sentence hearing so as to announce the quantum of punishment.
Meisnam Suresh was convicted by the same Court on January 6 for raping a woman on August 14, 2014. After committing his crime, Suresh was on the run before he finally surrendered to the police on August 16.