Bulandshahr Senior Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar Singh speaking to ANI. (Photo/ANI)
Bulandshahr Senior Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar Singh speaking to ANI. (Photo/ANI)

Bulandshahr court sentences two men to 30 years in jail for raping minor girl

ANI | Updated: Mar 07, 2021 11:53 IST


Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), March 7 (ANI): A Bulandshahr court has sentenced two persons to 30 years imprisonment each for raping a 13-year-old girl in January this year.

Special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court Judge Pallavi Agarwal on Saturday also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 each on Biresh (21) and Gitam (20), who had raped the girl.
Speaking to ANI, Bulandshahr Senior Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar Singh said both accused were convicted and sent to 30 years imprisonment in just 52 days of the incident.
"A minor girl was raped on January 11 in a village under the Ramghat police station. We arrested two men and under provisions of the POCSO Act. We filed a charge-sheet before the court within nine days of the incident. The Court has sentenced both the accused to 30 years imprisonment each within 52 days of the incident. The police handled the case with sensitivity," Singh said. (ANI)

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