Kota Court Sentences Man to 20 YO Imprisonment for Raping Minor Girl

A POCSO court in Kota (Rajasthan) has sentenced a 26-year-old man to 20-year imprisonment for abducting and raping a minor girl in Bundi district in Rajasthan three years ago.

Public Prosecutor Rakesh Thakore stated that the court convicted Mohsin Khan, a resident of Bundi City area, based on the DNA test report and circumstantial evidence.

The court sentenced Khan to 20-year imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 1.30 lakh on him. Khan fainted and collapsed in the court as soon as the conviction was delivered, and he was taken to a hospital in police custody, as per the public prosecutor.

The girl’s mother lodged a complaint on July 20, 2021, about the girl having gone missing. The police rescued the girl on July 24, 2021. Based on the girl’s statement, Khan was booked under relevant sections of the IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and arrested. Three other accused in the case, who aided the convict in the crime, were acquitted.

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