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Sexual Assault case: Court sentences accused to 3 year imprisonment


Bhat Zahoor

Sumbal, May 17: A Local court today awarded three years imprisonment to a person accused of sexually assaulting a minor fifteen years ago.

          Sub-District court Sumbal sentenced Feroz Ahmad Khan to three year improsnment and imposed a fine of Rs 5000 after he was found guilty under section 377 RPC.

          In 2002, victim’s father had lodged a complaint in Police Station Hajin alleging that his son was sexually assaulted by the accused which was corroborated by a medical report conducted by doctors of Sher-E-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences. Police had registered an FIR no 73/01 US 377RPC and arrested the accused.

           After the sentence was awarded, victim’s father hailed  the decision of court.