Youth gets 3-yr RI for Raping Girl

Published: 27th February 2015 06:18 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th February 2015 06:18 AM   |  A+A-

PUDUCHERRY: Principal district and sessions judge P Velmurugan has convicted and sentenced a youth, Anthony alias Mariasusai (29), to three years’ rigorous imprisonment for sexually assaulting a seven-year old girl.

According to sources, Anthony a resident of Kamarajar Nagar,   on June 9, 2013.took the girl  inside his house and sexually assaulted her. Following a complaint by the girl’s mother, a criminal case was registered at the D’Nagar police station  and Anthony was arrested under section 8 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) 2012.

When the case came up for hearing, judge Velmurugan sentenced Anthony to 3 years’ rigorous imprisonment and imposed a fine.


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