Hyderabad man gets 25-yr imprisonment for sexually assaulting his niece

A local court here sentenced a man to 25 years of rigorous imprisonment for sexual assault of a minor girl in January 2021.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  11 Aug 2021 12:55 PM GMT
Hyderabad man gets 25-yr imprisonment for sexually assaulting his niece

Hyderabad: A local court here sentenced a man to 25 years of rigorous imprisonment for sexual assault of a minor girl in January 2021.

On January 9, Saidabad police received a complaint from Dr .P. Kiranmai, RMO, Niloufer hospital. She informed that the hospital gynecologist had observed private part injuries in the girl, which suggests sexual abuse.

Later, in their investigation, the police found that the girl was staying with her father as her parents were separated. In the absence of her family members, the accused, the victim's uncle, took her into the bedroom and committed sexual assault on her.

The police lodged the FIR under POCSO ACT 2012 U/S 376 AB and 376(2) (f) of IPC and apprehended the accused.

The accused has been sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment for 25 years and to pay a fine of Rs 20,000. In the default of payment of a fine amount, he has further undergo simple imprisonment for one year.

The court also observed that as the accused is convicted for the offenses punishable under section 6 of the POCSO Act, 2012 for committing aggravated penetrative sexual assault on the victim girl , she has to be compensated for her sufferance both physical and mental, and where she received multiple injuries all over her body and suffered from the battered baby syndrome. The court asked secretary MLSA to pay Rs 4,00,000 as compensation.

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