Uncle sentenced to death for raping and killing 7-year-old girl
A 25-year-old uncle has been sentenced to death by a special Pocso court in a case of rape and murder of his seven-year-old sister’s daughter in Rajasthan. The death sentence was handed down by Pocso Court Judge Rekha Rathore.
The tragic incident happened last month. On September 20, a 25 – year – old man raped and killed his sister’s seven – year – old daughter. The trial was completed in 11 days. The incident was considered by the court to be one of the rarest. Public Prosecutor Sumer Singh argued in court. The police investigation was very fast.
The investigation was completed in six days and a chargesheet was filed. 29 accused were questioned. Defendant produced only one witness. The court did not accept the argument that the accused was mentally handicapped. The court observed that the accused had no mental problems and was in perfect health.
The accused lured the child and took her to the farm and raped her. Fearing the child would reveal the incident, the child was killed and left in the bush. The body was found in a search conducted on the complaint of the mother. The accused was arrested on the same day. This month, a 25-year-old man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for raping a nine-year-old girl.
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