Shimla: The POCSO courtroom of Solan Further District and Classes Choose Dr Parvinder Singh Arora on Wednesday convicted and sentenced a person for raping a minor woman.
The accused has been sentenced to fifteen years rigorous imprisonment underneath part 376 of IPC and part 4 of POCSO Act. The courtroom additionally imposed a high-quality of Rs 25,000 on him and in default of cost, he should bear easy imprisonment for six months. All of the sentences of imprisonment shall run concurrently.
District Lawyer Mohinder Kumar Sharma mentioned that the courtroom discovered that when the woman went to him to purchase rice, he misled the woman.
The courtroom additionally advisable cost of Rs 9 lakh as compensation to the woman for aid and her rehabilitation.
80% of the compensation quantity can be deposited within the title of the woman baby within the type of Fastened Deposit Receipt and 20% quantity can be disbursed instantly in her favor for her rehabilitation.
In accordance with the prosecution, on July 13, 2019, the woman’s mom alongside together with her youthful brother had despatched some “mantar wale rice” to the home of a servant of the Mahila Thana space, Ram alias Sanjeev Sharma. Holy Rice) as a result of the accused was appearing as a “Pandit”.
When the woman and her brother Sevak reached Ram’s home, he requested the woman’s brother to carry cardamom from Lavi Ghat and gave him 20 rupees.
Thereafter, the accused known as the woman inside his ‘puja room’ and raped her. Later the woman and her brother reached residence and the woman knowledgeable her mom concerning the incident.
(The id of the sufferer will not be disclosed to guard her privateness as per Supreme Court docket instructions on issues associated to sexual harassment)