Ludhiana labourer gets 10-year- jail for sodomising 9-year-old boy
The accused took the boy to a vacant plot and committed the crime.punjab Updated: Oct 11, 2018 22:28 IST
The court of additional district and sessions judge Sonia Kinra sentenced a 22-year-old labourer to 10-year imprisonment for sodomising a nine-year-old boy in Ludhiana, on Thursday.
The convict has been imposed a fine of ₹1.10 lakh.
The court convicted Balwinder Singh, who hails from Patiala under Section 4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
A case was registered against Balwinder on October 23, 2015, when the victim’s father, who worked in a hosiery unit, in his complaint stated that the accused took his son to a vacant plot and removed his clothes and committed the crime. The victim was then a student of Class 5.
Medical examination of the victim had confirmed sexual assault and the accused was arrested.
First Published: Oct 11, 2018 22:27 IST