According to a report, the convict has also been imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 under the POCSO Act, 2012 in the case.
The convict has been identified as 39-year-old Babul Kol.
The accused and the victim are residents of Silchar in Assam’s Cachar district.
The report quoted Manipur Police as saying that the accused repeatedly raped the minor since March 2016 in Ukhrul district.
The minor girl, who is a close relative of the convict, was taken from Silchar to Ukhrul in October 2015.
She was later admitted to Class III at a school in Ukhrul.
The police registered a case under the POCSO Act 2012 against Babul Kol after the victim filed an FIR at Ukhrul’s woman police station stating the ordeal.
After investigation, the police submitted a chargesheet before the court against the rapist and the court on Saturday announced the sentence.