Navy personnel gets two year in jail for harassing minor girl

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Navy personnel gets two year in jail for harassing minor girl

Hyderabad, Mar 31 (PTI) An Indian Navy personnel was today sentenced to two years in prison for outraging the modesty of a minor girl through obscene and vulgar chat messages on internet in 2010.

First Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Moka Suvarna Raju also imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 on INS Shikra staffer Dilip Kumar, 33, working in Mumbai.

The court sentenced Kumar after convicting him for committing various offences under the Information Technology Act, 2000 and section 509 of the Indian Penal Code involving the offence of outraging the modesty of a woman through obscene words or gesture.

Kumar was charged for acts of enticing a minor girl a resident of Hyderabad for online relationship and when she refused the same, he harassed her with obscene, vulgar, objectionable and insulting chat messages.

Eleven prosecution witnesses, including outstation witnesses, FSL experts were examined in the case.

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