August 16, 2022

Mumbai: Man will get life in jail for sexual assault on little one in public bathroom | File Picture

Mumbai: A particular court docket has sentenced a 28-year-old man who labored as a public bathroom caretaker to life imprisonment for sexually assaulting a nine-year-old little one of the neighbourhood in 2019 when the minor had gone to the general public bathroom.

The incident had taken place on Nov 4, 2019 round 2 pm. Testifying earlier than the court docket the next yr, the kid narrated that she was exiting the general public bathroom when he sexually assaulted her. She stated she had screamed in ache and he had let her go. The person had given her Rs. 20 and informed her to not reveal the incident to anybody. The kid’s mom had seen the cash in her hand when she returned dwelling and requested about it. The kid had merely stated that the bathroom’s caretaker had given it. The mom had not taken it critically.

Particular Public Prosecutor Pranjali Joshi stated the incident got here to gentle when the kid was enjoying together with her elder sister just a few hours later and informed her about it on seeing the person from the window of their dwelling. The elder sister had then requested their mom to take heed to the kid and the mom had learnt about it. She had knowledgeable her husband, a tempo driver and the dad and mom had then gone to search out him on the public bathroom. The person had tried to flee on seeing them and injured himself by a fall. Girls of the neighbourhood had gathered and helped the dad and mom nab him. He was taken to the police station the place the mom had lodged the grievance in opposition to him.

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Particular Safety of Kids from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) Choose Anis A. Khan imposed a fantastic of Rs. 1,000 on the person.

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