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Double Lifer for Man Who Raped Child

The Erode Mahila Court on Wednesday awarded double life imprisonment to a 31-year-old man for raping an 11-year-old girl last year.

Published: 07th February 2014 10:18 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th February 2014 10:18 AM   |  A+A-

The Erode Mahila Court on Wednesday awarded double life imprisonment to a 31-year-old man for raping an 11-year-old girl last year.  Loganathan, son of Marappan of Arasur Pudhur near Kadathur, lured the girl, his neighbour and daughter of a farm labourer, on Sept 28, 2012 with toffees and took her to a sugarcane field in nearby area, where he raped her. The girl was a class 5 student of a nearby school. Following the incident, her parents lodged a complaint with the Kadathur police, who arrested Loganathan, an unemployed man.

On Wednesday, Mahila court judge Sarvamangala awarded him life sentence for rape, besides another life term under the Protection of Children from the Sexual Offences Act 2012.

She also slapped a fine of `1.1 lakh on Loganathan and directed that from the amount, `1 lakh should be given to the woman as solatium and `10,000 towards legal expenses of the girl’s family.

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