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HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times
Chandigarh, September 13, 2013
Ensuring speedy justice to a three-year-old victim of sexual assault, additional district and sessions judge Shalini S Nagpal convicted a 19-year-old in three hearings. Earlier on August 26, the court had recorded entire evidence in an hour. The convict has been identified as Bhupinder of Kishangarh, who was arrested on February 13 this year after victim's mother accused him sexually assault on her three-year-old daughter. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced on September 16.

The police had booked the accused for attempt to rape along with section 7 (touching a child with sexual intent) of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Timeline

February 13:
Case registered
July 16: Charges framed
August 26: Court records evidence in an hour
September 13: Accused convicted