Life imprisonment to the accused of molesting a Dalit woman, court also imposed fine
Lucknow: Mohammed Naeem, a resident of Madarpur village of Kakori police station, accused of breaking into the house and raping a Dalit widow, was sentenced to life imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 13,000 by Special Judge of Scheduled Caste-Tribe Prevention Act Dinesh Kumar Mishra. Sentence has been pronounced.
The prosecution told the court that the victim had reported the matter at Kakori police station on June 6, 2004. It was told that on June 2, 2004, at around 11 pm, Mohammad Naeem entered the house by climbing the wall. At that time she was sleeping with her child. The accused raped her. When the noise was raised, the accused ran away threatening him. The court said in its decision that half of the fine would be given to the victim.
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