Gujarat man gets 20 years in jail for raping teen step daughters

The girls told police they were raped for over two months ever since their mother was forced to go out to work and they were alone at home.

Published: 03rd March 2019 07:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd March 2019 07:36 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

VADODARA: A Gujarat court has sentenced a man to 20 years imprisonment for raping his two teenage step daughters.

Additional Session Judge J M Sojitra on Saturday sentenced the 45-year-old man under the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, Public prosecutor H R Joshi said.

Joshi told PTI that police had registered a case in December 2013 on the basis of a complaint filed by the 13-year-old and 14-year-old girls.

The girls told police they were raped for over two months ever since their mother was forced to go out to work and they were alone at home.

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