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Man gets 7-year jail term for sexually abusing minor girl

According to the prosecution, Ashok Kumar Das (26) of Renupada village under Basta police station lured a minor girl of the same village to a secluded place and sexually assaulted her.

Reported by: PTI, Balasore [ Published on: February 18, 2018 14:37 IST ]
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A local court here sentenced a 26-year-old man to seven years in prison for sexually assaulting a minor girl in late 2016.

According to the prosecution, Ashok Kumar Das (26) of Renupada village under Basta police station lured a minor girl of the same village to a secluded place and sexually assaulted her.

The incident took place on November 25, 2016.

The victim later narrated the incident to her family and one of the girls relative lodged a complaint with the police station, following which the accused was arrested.

Additional district session judge of Balasore, Ajanta Sadangi, while delivering the judgment yesterday, awarded 7 years rigorous imprisonment to the accused along with a fine Rs 5,000.

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