Man gets 20-years RI for sexually abusing 8-year-old girl

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Hyderabad, Mar 10 (PTI) A court here on Wednesday sentenced a 45-year-old man to 20 years rigorous imprisonment (RI) for having unnatural sex with an eight-year-old girl in January 2019.

First Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge Suneetha Kunchala found the accused, the driver of a school bus, guilty under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and IPC.

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000.

According to the prosecution, the accused, a neighbour of the girl, had unnatural sex with her multiple times during January 2019.

Following a complaint by the girl's mother, a case was registered and he was subsequently arrested.PTI VVK BN BN