Imphal: A fast track court in Manipur awarded 10 years rigorous imprisonment to a 36-year-old man for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl.
He was convicted under Section 366 of IPC and Section 4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012.
The Special Judge Fast Track Special Court Number I, also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on the convict identified as Konthoujam Robindro, a resident of Manipur’s Bishnupur district.
The case dates back to June 6, 2018, when the victim’s mother lodged a complaint to Bishnupur Women’s Police Station informing that Robindro had sexually assaulted her daughter on June 4.
The court on Thursday ordered commuting the 6 months and 20 days the accused spent in judicial custody from the total sentence period.
It further directed for awarding Rs 1 lakh to the victim under the Manipur Government Victim Compensation Fund or any other schemes.
Bishnupur police station investigating officer had submitted a charge sheet against the convict under Section 366 -A IPC and Section 4 of the POCSO Act for trial.
The Court during its hearings observed that the prosecution had successfully proved the charges against the convict and convicted him under Section 366-A IPC Section 4 of the POCSO Act (Sexual assault of minor).
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