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Odisha man gets death for raping, killing 3-yr-old girl

THE ASIAN AGE. | AKSHAY KUMAR SAHOO
Published : Dec 20, 2019, 5:37 am IST
Updated : Dec 20, 2019, 5:37 am IST

Adjudicating the case, the court pronounced the quantum of the punishment statements of as many as 28 witnesses were examined during the trial.

Acting on a complaint lodged by the parents of the girl, Champua police had registered a case under relevant sections of IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act.
 Acting on a complaint lodged by the parents of the girl, Champua police had registered a case under relevant sections of IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act.

Bhubaneshwar: The court of additional district & sessions judge, Keonjhar, on Thursday awarded death sentence to a man for raping and killing a 3-year-old girl, two years ago.

The incident had taken place on January 13, 2017 in Champua area of the district. Sunil Kumar Nayak, the convict and a relative of the deceased, had come to the house of the girl, when her parents were not present. He took her to a playground near a school in the locality, then raped and killed her. The body was found at the abandoned kitchen of the school next day. Acting on a complaint lodged by the parents of the girl, Champua police had registered a case under relevant sections of IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act.

 

Adjudicating the case, the court pronounced the quantum of the punishment statements of as many as 28 witnesses were examined during the trial.

 

Tags: death sentence, child rape
Location: India, Odisha, Bhubaneswar