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Man Gets 10-year Jail for Sexual Assault on 5-year-old Girl

A 48-year old sanitary inspector has been sentenced to ten years rigorous imprisonment by a court here for sexual assault on a girl child in 2013.     

Published: 22nd April 2016 12:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd April 2016 12:33 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

SALEM (TN): A 48-year old sanitary inspector has been sentenced to ten years rigorous imprisonment by a court here for sexual assault on a girl child in 2013.       

Mahila court judge R Vijayakumari yesterday awarded the sentence to Sengottaiyan under the provisions of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000.          

According to the prosecution, the accused had lured the five-year-old girl, his neighbour, by offering chocolate and sexually assaulted her at his house in Kalvadangam village in February 2013.             

On a complaint from the girl's parents, Theyyur police had registered a case against Sengottaiyan under POCSO and arrested him.

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