Man gets 20-yr jail term for raping minor

Man gets 20-yr jail term for raping minor

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Chandigarh, Feb 5 : The Court of Additional District and Session Judge, Palwal, sentenced 20 years of imprisonment to a man convicted for raping a minor girl. The Court also imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on the convict, who would have to undergo two months additional imprisonment in case of non-payment of fine, a Haryana police spokesperson said here on Wednesday.

He said that convict was booked by woman police station on the complaint of victim on July 30, 2018, who accused him of rape on July 29.

After going through all the evidences, the court convicted accused Vakeel after holding him guilty under section 376(3) of Indian Penal Code and 4 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and sentenced 20 years imprisonment with a fine of Rs 25000. In addition, court also sentenced six months imprisonment under section 506 of IPC. (UNI)