July 6, 2022

A courtroom right here in Maharashtra has sentenced an auto-rickshaw motive force to seven years’ rigorous imprisonment for kidnapping and raping a 17-year-old lady in 2017.

Within the order pronounced on Monday, Further Periods Pass judgement on V V Virkar (particular pass judgement on for POCSO circumstances) additionally imposed a nice of Rs 10,000 at the accused-Laxmikant Basant Dubey (33).

Particular Public Prosecutor Rekha Hiwrale advised the courtroom that the sufferer, whose father was once additionally an auto-rickshaw motive force, and the accused resided in a similar locality of Thane town.

On December 28, 2017, the sufferer went lacking when her oldsters had long gone out for paintings. After being not able to search out her, the oldsters approached the Naupada police who registered a case of kidnapping.

Consistent with the prosecution, the accused had taken the sufferer to Bhadohi in Uttar Pradesh and between December 2017 and March 2018, he raped her many times.

Later, the accused was once arrested and booked beneath related provisions of the Indian Penal Code and the Coverage of Kids from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

The prosecution tested 9 witnesses, together with the sufferer, to turn out the case.

The pass judgement on in her order stated the prosecution has effectively proved the fees in opposition to the accused past all cheap doubt.

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Revealed on: Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 11:40 AM IST

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