For raping minor girl, Man sentenced to 10 years rigid imprisonment

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For raping minor girl, Man sentenced to 10 years rigid imprisonment

Agartala: The Bishalgarh Additional District and Sessions Judge Court in Sepahijala district convicted a man and sentenced him to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for allegedly raping a 5-year-old minor girl in 2019.
Special Public Prosecutor (POCSO) Ripon Sarkar said that the victim’s family has filed a complaint against the accused, identified as Khokon Debnath, for raping a minor girl on August 2, 2019 in West Agartala. A case was registered at the Women’s Police Station.
“The case was later transferred to the Bishalgarh police station as the incident took place under the jurisdiction of Bishalgarh Women Police Station. The accused Khokon Das was arrested on August 4, 2019,” he said.

The advocate further explained that on August 1, 2019, the minor girl went to Khokon Debnath’s house to watch TV, where he allegedly raped the 5-year-old.

“After taking the testimony of 20 people in the case and keeping him in jail custody for a significant period, on Friday afternoon, Additional District and Sessions Court Judge Debashis Kar sentenced the accused Khokan Debnath to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh,” he added.

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