Man sentenced to death in Uttar Pradesh for raping 10-year-old girl

After hearing both the prosecution and defence counsel, the POSCO court gave its verdict in record time, the ADGC said.

Published: 01st April 2021 08:57 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st April 2021 08:57 PM   |  A+A-

Stop Rape

For representational purposes (Express Illustrations)


FIROZABAD: A special POCSO court here on Thursday sentenced a man to death for raping a 10-year-old girl in December 2020, disposing of the case in a 'record' three and a half months.

Additional Sessions Judge Mridul Dubey, heading the special court set up under the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, sentenced the accused, Neeraj, a resident of a village under Jasrana police station, to death after convicting him of the offence of rape.

Additional Government Counsel Ajumed Singh Chauhan said the offence was committed on December 14, 2020, when Neeraj had lured the girl to a desolate place in his village and raped her.

After hearing both the prosecution and defence counsel, the POSCO court gave its verdict in "record time", the ADGC added.

India Matters


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp