Elderly man gets rigorous imprisonment of 20 years for raping 9 year old girl
TIRAP: A special POCSO court at Khonsa in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district on 16th of December 2021, sentenced a 62-year-old man to 20 years in prison for raping a nine-year-old girl in an inebriated condition.
The accused elderly man supposedly raped the minor girl on 5 July 2020, while she was going to a nearby shop for purchasing some biscuits.
According to the Khonsa Police, "Chakma, who was in an inebriated condition, had dragged her into a nearby bamboo grove and raped her. A passerby noticed the incident and informed the girl's mother, who lodged an FIR with Diyun police station"
The police after receiving an FIR swung into action and apprehended the accused. Investigation officer Inspector P.K Kalita filed the charge sheet after completion of the investigation.
The court of special judge Justice H Kashyap also slapped a fine on Unilye Chakma alias Anil Kumar Chakma.
The court further referred the matter to Changlang District Legal Services Authority for providing adequate compensation for rehabilitation of the victim under the Arunachal Pradesh Victim Compensation Scheme. (DIPRO)
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