Simdega (Jharkhand) [India], August 24 (ANI): A Special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court has sentenced two persons to life imprisonment for raping a 10-year-old girl and imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 each on both of them.
Both the accused persons Sodhan Manjhi and Umesh Manjhi abducted the minor victim in Kurdeg in June 2019.
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The incident took place in Kasiarpaani village in Kurdeg police station area when the girl was sleeping in the courtyard of her relative’s house where she had come to attend a marriage function.
The duo had kidnapped the girl and took her to a distant place and raped her.
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Police then registered the case under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and POCSO Act. (ANI)
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