Man awarded 20-year RI for raping minor : The Tribune India

Join Whatsapp Channel

Man awarded 20-year RI for raping minor

Man awarded 20-year RI for raping minor


Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 9

A local court has sentenced a 28-year-old man to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment in a two-year-old POCSO case.

The police had registered the case under Sections 376 (3) of the IPC and 6 of the POCSO Act at the Sector 34 police station on a complaint filed by the victim.

She told the police that the accused, who happened to be her cousin, had developed sexual relationship with her. She went to the hospital along with her mother as she was suffering from frequent vomiting. At the hospital, she came to know that she was nine weeks pregnant. During the course of investigation, the accused was arrested.

The counsel of the accused claimed that he was falsely implicated in the case. The Public Prosecutor claimed that the prosecution had proved the case. After hearing the arguments, the court sentenced the accused to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment.

About The Author

The Tribune News Service brings you the latest news, analysis and insights from the region, India and around the world. Follow the Tribune News Service for a wide-ranging coverage of events as they unfold, with perspective and clarity.


Top News

Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express derails in Uttar Pradesh’s Gonda

4 dead as Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express derails in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda

Some coaches of the passenger train headed to Dibrugarh dera...

NEET-UG Supreme Court hearing begins: CJI says re-exam only if sanctity was lost in large scale

NEET-UG row: Supreme Court directs NTA to declare entire results by 12 pm on July 20

Retest has to be on concrete footing that sanctity of entire...

Karnataka government orders closure of mall for 7 days for denying entry to farmer over his attire

Karnataka government orders closure of mall for 7 days for denying entry to farmer over his attire

The government also termed the alleged insult to the farmer ...

IAS trainee Puja Khedkar's mother Manorama detained in  'gun brandishing' video case

IAS trainee Puja Khedkar's mother Manorama arrested in 'gun-brandishing' video case; was hiding in a lodge IAS trainee Puja Khedkar's mother Manorama arrested in 'gun-brandishing' video case; was hiding in a lodge

A two-minute video shows Manorama Khedkar wielding a pistol,...


Cities

View All