A POCSO court docket right here on Saturday sentenced a 24-year-old man and his father to twenty years’ imprisonment for the rape of a minor woman over three years in the past.
Decide Deepak Dubey held the person responsible of abduction and rape underneath sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and imposed a advantageous of Rs 30,000 on him, public prosecutor Lalit Sharma stated.
The convict is the maternal cousin of the minor survivor, who was 13-and-a-half years previous on the time of the crime.
The court docket held the daddy, aged 56, responsible of rendering safety and assist to his son and slapped a advantageous of Rs 20,000 on him, Sharma added.
The choose additionally took severe observe of the minor’s medical examination by a male physician, Mohammed Parvez Khan, and ordered the director of the state medical and well being division to take motion towards him, the prosecutor stated.
The convict had on January 13, 2019 kidnapped his minor cousin from her home within the Budhadeet police station space of Kota. He took the woman to his father’s place in Chittor district the place he stored her as his spouse and raped her a number of occasions, whereas his father helped and guarded him, Sharma added.
Following her abduction, the minor’s father lodged a police report and a case underneath IPC part 363 was registered, he stated.
The police rescued the minor after over a month, and on the premise of her assertion, included sections of rape underneath the IPC and the POCSO Act towards the person and his father, the prosecutor added.