Man sentenced to POCSO for raping lady for 8 years
Bombay: Bangur Nagar police registered a 44-year-old man below the strict Safety of Youngsters In opposition to Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO) after a 24-year-old lady complained of rape for the previous eight years. In keeping with the sufferer, the accused on the pretext of marriage had raped her since December 2012 when the lady was 16 years outdated, because the alleged incident began after the legislation was applied in June 2012, we have now added the sections of the POCSO legislation, police mentioned. The accused has not but been arrested.
The girl additionally alleged that the accused had her aborted 4 occasions, so the police added the sections.
Police say the sufferer and the accused (title withheld) are usually not mother and father however have recognized one another for a few years and have been romantically concerned since she was a minor. In keeping with her criticism, the accused, who had promised to marry her, took her to accommodations and lodges close to Goregaon Malad and have become bodily along with her towards her will.
Just a few months in the past, when she requested him to marry him, the accused refused to marry her and threatened her with dire penalties. Pissed off by her repeated refusals, the lady lately approached the Bangur Nagar police station and lodged her criticism.
Because of the criticism, a violation of Articles 313 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) (inflicting miscarriage with out the spouse’s consent), 376 (2) (n) (repeated rape), 417 (punishment for dishonest) and 506 (prison intimidation), in addition to the related sections of the POCSO Act had been registered final week.
“We now have registered an offense and an investigation is underway,” mentioned Shobha Pisa, chief inspector of the Bangur Nagar police station.