The courtroom, nonetheless, acquitted one other accused as a result of lack of proof (Representational)
A particular courtroom in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar making an attempt POCSO instances on Friday sentenced a person to life imprisonment for raping and murdering a two-and-a-half-year-old Dalit woman in 2017.
Choose Sanjive Tiwari additionally imposed a wonderful of Rs 55,000 on the accused, Laxman, 22, after holding him responsible beneath part 302 (homicide) of the Indian Penal Code and beneath the Safety of Kids from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
The courtroom, nonetheless, acquitted one other accused as a result of lack of proof.
Pardeep Malik, the lawyer representing the sufferer within the case, stated the minor woman was lured by the accused to his home on the pretext of giving her ice-cream.
He raped her and murdered her there, the lawyer stated.
The physique of the woman was present in an almirah within the accused’s home on October 10, 2017, in Shamli district, he stated.
Police registered a case towards Laxman and his affiliate Bobby on this connection, the lawyer stated.
The sufferer’s father had filed a police criticism alleging that his daughter was taken by the accused to his home the place he raped and killed her.
Get Breaking information, reside protection, and Newest Information from India and all over the world on NDTV.com. Catch all of the Dwell TV motion on Web24x7 and InternetIndia. Like us on Fb or observe us on Twitter and Instagram for contemporary information and reside information updates.