A court at Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday sentenced a man to 20 years in jail for raping an 11-year-girl nearly three months ago in the Khushabad village of the district. A POCSO court also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on the convict, said Bulandshahr Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar Singh.
The convict Chandrapal is a resident of Didora Vishwanathpur under the Chhatari police station area. Singh said the special judge heading the court set up under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) delivered a swift judgment within 83 days of the commission of the offence.
दुष्कर्म की घटना के आरोपी चन्द्रपाल को प्रभावी पैरवी किए जाने पर मा0 न्यायालय द्वारा 20 वर्ष सश्रम कारावास व 50,000 रूपये के अर्थदण्ड से दण्डित किए जाने के संबंध में एसएसपी द्वारा दी गई बाइट @dgpup @CMOfficeUP @UPGovt @PrashantK_IPS90 @Uppolice @adgzonemeerut @igrangemeerut pic.twitter.com/aZFSKCcyUA— Bulandshahr Police (@bulandshahrpol) September 15, 2020
The case against Chandrapal was registered on June 25 on a complaint by the victim’s father and acting swiftly in the case, the police arrested the accused within 12 hours. The police charge-sheeted the accused as swiftly, on the eighth day, and pursued the case diligently in the court, leading to accused conviction and sentencing within 83 days.