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64-yr-old TN man gets double life term for raping minor girl, transmitting STD

PTI
Published : Oct 11, 2018, 4:52 pm IST
Updated : Oct 11, 2018, 4:52 pm IST

According to the prosecution, Ramayan, a farmer from Orathanadu, had befriended the 11-year-old girl and raped her.

Mahila Court judge Balakrishnan sentenced Ramayan to double life imprisonment on Wednesday and also slapped a fine of Rs 2,500 on him. (Representational Image)
 Mahila Court judge Balakrishnan sentenced Ramayan to double life imprisonment on Wednesday and also slapped a fine of Rs 2,500 on him. (Representational Image)

Thanjavur: A court in Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu has awarded a double life term to a 64-year-old man for raping a girl, who contracted a sexually transmitted disease (STD) following the incident in 2012.

Mahila Court judge Balakrishnan sentenced Ramayan to double life imprisonment on Wednesday and also slapped a fine of Rs 2,500 on him.

According to the prosecution, Ramayan, a farmer from Orathanadu, had befriended the 11-year-old girl and raped her.

The girl was admitted to a government hospital after she fell sick and a medical examination revealed that she was raped and had contracted an STD.

A case was registered against the convict under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and he was arrested.

Tags: crimes against minors, thanjavur, pocso act, rape, crime
Location: India, Tamil Nadu, Thanjavur