Rajasthan Man Sentenced To Death: In a comparatively fast-tracked case, a man in Rajasthan has been given the death penalty by the POCSO court on Wednesday for raping a minor girl.
The public prosecutor said that the judgment came in just 26 days of filing the complaint and the judgement came on the 27th day. The court ruled it a heinous crime and that the man deserves the death penalty. The details of the case are still awaited.
Rajasthan: POCSO court announced death penalty for a man who had raped a minor girl.
Court declared him guilty after 26 days of filing the complaint. He was punished on 27th day. Court expressed that it was a heinous crime & he deserves death penalty: Public Prosecutor pic.twitter.com/yQGGBbjda7
— ANI (@ANI) March 17, 2021
Earlier this week, a 16-year-old girl in the Bhiwani district of Haryana was found two months pregnant. Later she claimed that she was being raped by seven men for six months. Almost four of the accused men are her neighbours including a grocery shop owner and his son. Two of the accused persons are in their 50s and the other two are in their 30s. Read about it here.
As the crimes against children have been on a rise, a mother is fighting for justice in the case of her two minor daughters who were allegedly killed and raped in 2017. The two girls were found hanging in the family hut on two different occasions in the same year. Read about it here.
Another case was reported from Aligarh where a 16-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped and killed. The police found her body near railway tracks in January this year. The girl’s family accused three men who were then arrested by the police. Read about it here.