pocso: Accused Gets 10-yr Jail For Committing Unnatural Offence With Minor Boy | Kanpur News

Kanpur: Special judge Pocso Act court on Tuesday sentenced accused Ismail alias Kariya to ten years rigorous imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 25,000 for committing unnatural offence with a minor orphan boy.
The time the accused had already spent in jail would be adjusted in the sentence, the court ordered. According to special prosecutor Dharmendra Kumar Verma, the father of the 10-year-old victim had died and his mother left him. Complainant Musheer, a resident of Gonda and presently living in the Rail Bazaar area of the city, in his FIR lodged on June 11, 2015, stated that after he met the boy, he found that he had been separated from his parents.
Upon inquiry, the boy told him that he spent the night in a room near the parcel office at Kanpur Central railway station with one Ismail alias Karia, who had forcibly committed the unnatural offence and then left him.
The complainant then informed the Child Helpline and the police. Later, the medical examination of the boy confirmed the offence, the special prosecutor said.
The prosecution produced as many as 6 witnesses in support of its claim while the defence counsel presented one witness.
In another case, the Pocso court rejected the bail application of accused Noor Mohammad alias Munna who was arrested by the police under the Pocso Act. The police had charged him for physically exploiting a minor girl. The victim in her statement recorded under section 164 of Cr PC had stated that she knew the accused, and that she had gone to his house voluntarily on July 16, 2021 and allowed the accused to have physical relations with her, the court said in its order. tnn

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