School Van Driver Gets Life Sentence For Raping Girl In Hyderabad

PTI |   Jan 22,2019 , 12:48 PM IST

Balaraj got acquainted with the class 9 girl, about 14 years of age, and lured the victim by saying that he loved her and would marry her.

 
School Van Driver Gets Life Sentence For Raping Girl In Hyderabad
HYDERABAD: A local court on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old school van driver to life imprisonment for kidnapping and raping a minor girl student at Vanasthalipuram in April 2014.


Metropolitan Sessions Judge at LB Nagar court convicted D Balaraj under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and sentenced him to life imprisonment, a release from Rachakonda Police Commissionerate said here.

He also slapped him with a fine of Rs. 10,000.

According to police, Balaraj got acquainted with the class 9 girl, about 14 years of age, and lured the victim by saying that he loved her and would marry her.


In April 2014, he forcibly took the girl on a bike to his friend's house at Rajendra Nagar at night and repeatedly raped her, police said.

His friend was not at home during that time.



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