KOTA: A POCSO courtroom in Rajasthan‘s Baran district has condemned a 63-year-old guy to lifetime imprisonment for raping his teenaged daughter in his home 2017.
The court imposed a penalty of Rs 25,000 about the convict.
Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Court – 1 of Baran district announced the verdict on Friday since it condemned Bhagwan Lal Galav (63), a resident of Mamli village beneath Nahargarh police channel limts of Baran district, to lifetime term until his normal death for raping his afterward 13-year-old girl, Public Prosecutor (PP) of POCSO Court — 1 Ghansilal Verma explained.
At the night of December 1, 2017, Galav raped his 13-year old girl while she was asleep next to him in his home whereas others of the household were in a different area, the public prosecutor said.
The little woman narrated the ordeal for her mother the next day and a situation of rape had been lodged against the father under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code and provisions from their POCSO Act in Nahargarh police channel, Verma further said.
After a trial which lasted for two or more decades, the exceptional judge of POCSO Court — 1 Rakesh Katara held Galav guilty of rape and sentenced him for a life sentence in prison, the public prosecutor added.
In the conclusion, the court stated that the offense of rape with a little girl represented distorted mindset and moral degradation and hurts the self esteem of girls. In case the accused of these offenses escape punishment, then it might encourage distrust of individuals upon the law enforcement and legal procedure, the specific judge noticed while delivering the verdict.
(The victim’s identity has not been shown to protect her privacy according to Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault)