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Octogenarian sentenced for sexually assaulting minor

Covai Post Network


The additional district sessions court here today sentenced an 80-year-old man to 10 year imprisonment for sexually assaulting a minor girl in 2011.

According to prosecution, R. Raju (80), resident of Sivankoil street in Kappiyakudi village in Sirkazhi taluk in Nagapattinam district on March 23, 2011 took the 10-year-old girl of the same area to his house where he sexually assaulted her.

Based on a complaint, AK Chatram police registered a case and arrested Raju. The trail was conducted at the first additional district sessions court in Thanjavur.

In his verdict, Judge S. Karthikeyan convicted and sentenced Raju to 10 year imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs 10,000.

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