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Rape on minor! 10 years rigorous imprisonment for youth

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Mysuru: A 28- year-old youth convicted of raping and impregnating a minor girl has been sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment. A fine of Rs 10,000 is imposed on him.

Judge of Special POCSO Court B S Jayashree awarded imprisonment to the convict Mahadev of Doddakoppal in K R Nagar taluk for the offence committed two years ago in 2017.

According to Special Public Prosecutor B C Shivarudraswamy “The convict who had married a woman in the same village also had two children. He and his wife were regularly going to the victim’s house to watch TV. When the victim went near the convict’s house to collect cow dung, he had lured her to his house and outraged her modesty. He later raped the victim at her house on several occasions”.

The girl who conceived later had a prematured delivery at K R Nagar General Hospital.

The child development planning officer ( CDPO) who learnt about the delivery, enquired further and lodged a complaint at K R Nagar police station. The police had booked a case under POCSO.

– Team Mysoorunews

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