Man gets seven years in jail for sexually assaulting minor

Mumbai: A sessions court yesterday sentenced a man to seven years' rigorous imprisonment for sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl.According to the prosecution, accused Gundappa Chinnatambi alias Vadivel (29) and the victim lived in the same
man gets seven years in jail for sexually...
PTI 29 Aug 2013, 07:13 AM IST
Mumbai: A sessions court yesterday sentenced a man to seven years' rigorous imprisonment for sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl.





According to the prosecution, accused Gundappa Chinnatambi alias Vadivel (29) and the victim lived in the same locality in suburban Juhu.

On January 31, the accused sexually assaulted her. After returning home, the girl narrated the incident to her mother, and medical examination confirmed that she had been subjected to unnatural sex.

The accused was arrested the next day, and was charged with various offences under the IPC including unnatural sex, and under the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences Act, 2012.

At the trial, the prosecution examined seven witnesses and also relied on the medical reports to prove the case.

Special judge S D Tulankar accepted the prosecution case and sentenced Vadivel to seven years' rigorous imprisonment and also imposed a fine of Rs 14,000 on him.
 
   
 

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