Man sentenced to 20 years in jail in minor rape case

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A local court on Wednesday sentenced a man to 20 years imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs. 25,000 who sexually assaulted a five-year-old girl.

Hyderabad: A local court on Wednesday sentenced a man to 20 years imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs. 25,000 who sexually assaulted a five-year-old girl.

The man identified as Gunti Srinivas (46) lured the victim, aged around five years, by offering chocolates while she was playing in front of her house to an isolated place where he sexually assaulted the victim. The incident took place in 2015 at Manchal in Rangareddy district.

On a complaint the police had booked a case and after trial, the IX ADJ cum Special POCSO court L B Nagar convicted and sentenced Srinivas to 20-year imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs. 25,000 on him.

Similarly on Tuesday, A 45-year-old man was sentenced to rigorous imprisonment of 20 years and fined Rs.2,000 on charges of raping of a minor girl from Utnoor mandal centre by luring her with Rs 5 five months ago. A Special Court for POCSO cases gave the verdict in Adilabad on Tuesday.

POCSO court Judge Madhavi Krishna pronounced the judgment, awarding the rigorous imprisonment and imposing the fine after finding Shaik Haider guilty of the offence reported on April 15. The Court cross-examined nine witnesses and examined pieces of evidence produced before it by public prosecutor M Ramana Reddy.

Shaik Haider was booked for raping the six-year-old girl, the daughter of a beggar couple from Maharashtra, when she was alone. The then Utnoor Additional Superintendent of Police Harshavardhan took up investigations. Incidentally, it was the first case in which the Special Court delivered the verdict.

Superintendent of Police D Uday Kumar Reddy appreciated Ramana Reddy, court duty officer Narender, District Crime Records Bureau Inspector Gunavanth Rao, court liaison officer, for playing a vital role in securing the conviction.

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