Hyderabad : An autorickshaw driver who raped a girl multiple times and

impregnated her was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for ten years. A city court while conducting the trial of the case registered in 2016, convicted the accused Vanka Rajesh.

Rajesh working as an auto driver would pick up and drop children from school and home. The victim who was then thirteen and studying in class 9 and a few other children travelled in his auto. During December 2016, the girl refused to travel in his vehicle. Upon inquiry, the girl confided in her mother that Rajesh had been raping her continuously under the threat of harming her family. A case was registered and Rajesh was arrested.

Medical examinations later revealed that the girl was pregnant.

Further inquiries revealed that around June 2016, while returning home from school, Rajesh stopped the vehicle midway near a playground and sent the children to play, while making the girl stay back. He then took the girl into an abandoned railway quarter and raped her. In the same manner, he continued to rape her
multiple times from June to December 2016.

The court after conducting the trial pronounced the final verdict on Thursday.


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