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Fargo man sentenced to 17 years for raping intoxicated woman

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A 20-year-old Fargo man will serve 17 years in prison for raping a woman last November at a Fargo apartment.

Riak Riak was sentenced Monday in Cass County District Court to 20 years with three years suspended for a conviction of Class A felony gross sexual imposition. He pleaded guilty to

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the charge.

Riak, also known as Riak Akon, also was ordered to serve 10 years of sex offender probation and to register as a sex offender for life.

The incident occurred at a party. Prosecutors said the victim was drunk and not aware of her surroundings.

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