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Tamil Nadu: Man gets life imprisonment for sexually assaulting minor girl

News Agencies | Updated on: 21 January 2020, 8:45 IST

A court here on Monday sentenced a 27-year-old man to life imprisonment for sexually abusing a minor girl two years ago.

The prosecution case was that Sathishkumar, hailing from a village near Gobichettipalayam in Erode district, had abducted the 16-year-old girl in February, 2017, took her to a lonely place and sexually assaulted her as the girl had rejected his love proposal.

The case was going in a special court dealing with offences under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Judge Radhika sentenced Sathishkumar to life besides imposing a fine of Rs 2,000 on him.

-PTI

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First published: 21 January 2020, 8:45 IST
 
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