awarded life sentencetill death to a man for raping his
17-year-old daughterin 2017.
JudgeB Suresh of the Metropolitan Sessions Judge
(MSJ) Courtat LB Nagar, found the accused, guilty under
relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual
Offences (POCSO) Act and IPC and sentenced him to undergo
lifeimprisonment until death.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000, a
release fromCyberabad Police Commissionerate said.
The girlwas staying with her father after the death
of her mother and following herelder sister''s marriage, the
In October 2017, the girl filed acomplaint with
police stating that over a 10-month period her father used to
come home drunk at night and sexually assault her besides
threatening her that if she disclosed it to anyone, he would
send her out from his house.
Consequently, she informed her father that she was not
getting menstrual periods following which he took her to a
hospital where a doctor after examination said she was
Her father gave her some tablets and got the
On the occasion of Diwali festival, the girl went to
her aunt''s house at Warangal and narrated her ordeal.
A case was registered and the man was subsequently
arrested. PTI VVK