Bhubaneswar POCSO Court Sentences Minor Rape Accused To 10 Yrs Jail

Bhubaneswar: In a minor victim’s rape case, accused Anand Routh was convicted by Additional District Judge (ADJ) 4 cum Special Judge Pocso (K) here on Thursday. The ADJ 4, Minakshi Das sentenced Routh to ten years imprisonment and fined Rs 20,000.

If Anand Routh fails to pay the fine, he will serve another one year of imprisonment. The victim is an eight-year-old girl from Normanbi village under Tangi police limits. The accused committed the offence in 2017. The case was led by special public prosecutor Subrat Priyadarshi.