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Man sentenced to death for raping 5-yr-old

Jaipur An area court docket for Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) in Jhunjhunu district on Wednesday accomplished trial in a rape case in document 16 days and awarded death penalty to a 20-year-old man who had raped a five-year-old lady final month

By Jaykishan Sharma

PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 11:25 PM IST

Jaipur An area court docket for Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) in Jhunjhunu district on Wednesday accomplished trial in a rape case in document 16 days and awarded death penalty to a 20-year-old man who had raped a five-year-old lady final month.

The complete course of was accomplished in 26 days, police stated.

While announcing the judgment on Wednesday, justice Sukesh Kumar Jain informed the accused: “During the course of hearing, the court did not see repentance in your eyes. Your punishment could have been different had it seen the repentance in your eyes.”

The court docket additionally lauded the efforts of the Jhunjhunu police for its speedy investigation. “The investigation done by the police is an example of a very good investigation in which every evidence, including scientific, electronic and physical evidence were corroborated very well… it could be considered as an idol investigation. The senior officials of the police department should use this investigation as a case study,” the judgment learn.

The assertion of greater than 40 witnesses was collected and round 250 paperwork have been submitted as proof, inspector common of police (Jaipur vary) Hawa Singh Ghumariya stated.

According to the police, the minor was enjoying outdoors her home along with her cousins when she was kidnapped and raped on February 19. She was later discovered round 27 kilometres away from her residence.

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