A 50-year old man was sentenced to life imprisonment on Monday for raping a minor girl in Dausa district of Rajasthan. Magistrate of Special POCSO court Aarti Bhardwaj convicted Prabhudayal under sections 376 AB, 506 of the IPC and 5/6 of the POCSO Act and pronounced the life sentence (imprisonment till the end of life) verdict, said public prosecutor Kamlesh Sharma.
The judgment has come within a year of the crime. The court has also awarded two-year imprisonment under section 506 of IPC, which will go concurrent. Besides, a penalty of Rs 2 lakh was also imposed on Prabhudayal. The prosecutor said Prabhudayal had raped an 11-year old girl and FIR was registered with Baswa Police Station of Dausa on June 11, 2018. Police had filed chargesheet on July 12, 2018.
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