POSCO court gives death for raping minor

Jaipur, Aug 8 : A POSCO court in Jodhpur has sentenced death sentence to two, accused of raping and murdering a minor in 2013.

Ghewar Singh and Shravan Singh were handed death sentence by a special court to handle POSCO cases. The two are accused of abducting a minor girl from village Rinwa in Barmer’s Chohtan district at night and raping her on March 29-30, 2014.

While delivering the judgment, judge Vamita Singh said “the act of both the accused is dastardly and against humanity at its utmost limit and gruesome, hence it comes under the category of rarest of rare crimes.”

It sentenced the three co-accused to seven years of rigorous imprisonment for hiding the crime.

At least 55 POSCO courts are set to open in Rajasthan to decide on such cases quickly.



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