Navi Mumbai man gets 7 years in jail for raping teen girl


PTI | Thane | Updated: 26-10-2021 18:25 IST | Created: 26-10-2021 18:03 IST
Navi Mumbai man gets 7 years in jail for raping teen girl
Representative image Image Credit: ANI
  • Country:
  • India

A Navi Mumbai resident was on Tuesday sentenced to seven years in jail under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for raping a 14-year-old girl.

District and Sessions Judge HM Patwardhan also fined Shahrukh Mehboob Shaikh (24) a sum of Rs 2,000, an official said.

Additional Public Prosecutor Vijay Munde said Shaikh, on August 25, 2016, abducted the victim when she was on the way to her friend's home and then raped her.

After she narrated the ordeal to her parents, a case was filed with APMC police station, Munde said, adding that 10 witnesses were examined during the course of trial.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Give Feedback