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Uncle gets 10-year jail for raping 3-yr-old in Chandigarh

According to the complaint, the girl was unable to deal with the trauma and felt a sense of discomfort and then she informed her father.

punjab Updated: Dec 22, 2017 21:11 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
3 year old raped,Protection of Chilren from Sexual Offences Act,Chandigarh
The victim’s father noticed his daughter shivering and sensed something amiss.(Representative image)

A local court in Chandigarh on Friday sentenced a man to 10-year jail for raping three and a half year old girl.

The court of additional district and sessions judge Poonam R Joshi also imposed Rs 1.05 lakh fine on Rahul (27), a resident of Kajheri village, out of which Rs 1 lakh will be given as compensation to the victim.

The case was registered under Section 376 (punishment for rape) and Sections 4 and 6 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, on the complaint of the minor’s father on March 30 at the Sector-36 police station.

As per the complaint, the father, a scrap dealer, noticed his daughter shivering and sensed something amiss. He found out that his daughter had been raped by a distant family member who used to visit them often. She described how he would touch her private parts inappropriately and make her sit on his lap.

According to the complaint, the girl was unable to deal with the trauma and felt a sense of discomfort and then she informed her father.