20-year jail term for man under POCSO Act

Updated - June 12, 2024 12:40 am IST

Published - June 11, 2024 07:43 pm IST - Srivilliputtur

The Mahila Court here has awarded 20 years’ jail term for a man who sexually assaulted a minor girl on the promise of marrying her in Aruppukottai in 2022.

The Court found Jeyabakkiyam guilty under the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act after Aruppukottai All Women Police booked him for cheating the girl by not marrying her. The court has also imposed a fine of ₹20,000 on him.

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