A 20-year-old man hailing from Rammadugu mandal of Karimnagar district was awarded life imprisonment in a rape case registered against him in 2016. Ajay (20), a native of Gundi village had sexually assaulted a minor girl in 2016. A case was registered against him by the girl’s family members then. The first additional sessions court judge Justice Dr. S Srinivas Reddy who dealt with the case today has awarded life sentence to the accused. The accused was also awarded a penalty of Rs 40,000 This is the second case in a fortnight after a minor got life imprisonment for kidnapping, raping and murdering an 11-year-old boy in Hyderabad.