The Second District and Sessions Court here has sentenced Anjalappa N., a resident of Kurkunta village in Sedam taluk of Kalaburagi district, to imprisonment for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl at Kurkunta village in Sedam taluk on Kalaburagi district one-and-a-half-year ago.
The judge sentenced him to four years imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs. 1 lakh under Section 8 of PoCSO Act and Section 354 (Assault or criminal force against woman with intent to outrage her modesty), two years rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs. 25,000 under Section 504 (Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace) and one year imprisonment and a fine of Rs. 1,000 under Section 448 (Punishment for house trespass) of the Indian Penal Code.
On January 8, 2017, Anjalappa forcibly entered a house and sexually assaulted the minor girl after she refused to give him water.
Gopalappa S., judge, who heard the case, clarified that all punishments would run concurrently. He also ordered that the District Legal Services Authority pay a compensation of Rs. 1 lakh to the victim.
L.V. Chatnalkar, Special Public Prosecutor, argued for the State.
The convict Anjalappa forcibly entered a house and sexually assaulted the minor girl after she refused to give him water, according to the prosecution
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