KOTA: A POCSO courtroom in Baran district on Friday condemned a 63-year old guy to life prison for bettering his 13-year old girl in his home within two-and-a-half decades back.
The court imposed a penalty of Rs 25,000 about the convict.
Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Court-1 of Baran district Friday convicted Bhagwan Lal Galav, resident of Mamli village beneath Nahargarh police station, to life span in prison until natural death for raping his adolescent daughter, general prosecutor (PP), POCSO Court–1 Ghansilal Verma said.
The convict, on the night of December 1, 2017, raped his daughter, a student of class seven, although she had been annoyed with him in a room at his home along with other members of their household being in adjoining area, the PP explained.
The little survivor narrated her ordeal to her mum the next day after the daughter –mom duo approached Nahargarh police station and lodged a case of rape against the father under section 376 of IPC and Section of POCSO Acthe explained.
The exceptional judge of POCSO court — 1, Rakesh Katara, after the trial, held Bhagwan Lal guilty of rape under Section 376 of IPC and part of POCSO Act and sentenced him to life sentence in prison until natural death, Verma said.
The offense of rape with little daughter represented twisted mindset and moral degradation and hurts the self esteem of girl and when the accused of these offense escapes punishment it might encourage distrust of individuals upon the law enforcement and legal procedure, the particular estimate of POCSO court detected while providing the verdict.