Published On : Fri, Jul 1st, 2016

Young man gets 7-year jail for rape of a minor girl


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The District and Sessions Court awarded seven years of rigorous imprisonment to a young man after finding him guilty of charges of rape of a 12-year old girl. The Additional Sessions Judge Mohd Siddiqui sentenced the accused Ajay Santosh Telgote (23), resident of Vayusena Nagar, to jail under Sections 376, 506(B) of IPC.

According to details, the accused Ajay Telgote, resident of 92/2, Vayusena Nagar, taking advantage of the 12-year old being alone in her house, also in Vayusena Nagar, raped her between 7 and 8.30 pm on 12.12.2012. The rape caused bleeding in the private parts of the victimized girl and stains of semen were also found on the cloths. When the girl cried and shouted, the accused Ajay doled out life threats to her and later fled the spot. When the mother of the girl returned home, she found her daughter in a dazed condition. She also noticed the girl bleeding and upon enquiry, the girl narrated the heinous incident.
Stunned by the incident, the mother of the girl lodged a complaint with Gittikhadan police.

The investigations were carried out by Woman PSI D S Bhende. On the basis of semen sample report and medical report, cops arrested the accused Ajay Telgote under Sections 376, 506(B) of IPC and later filed a charge-sheet in the Court of Additional Sessions Judge Mohd Siddiqui. The Judge, on the basis of statements of complainant mother of the victimized girl, witnesses and the medical reports, found the accused Ajay Telgote guilty of the rape charge. The court sentenced the rape convict to undergo seven years of rigorous imprisonment and also slapped a fine of Rs 1000 under Section 376. If the fine is not paid, six months of additional jail was pronounced. The rape convict was also sentenced to 1-year RI under Section 506(B) and a fine of Rs 500. If the fine is not paid, additional sentence of 3 months.

APP Usha Gujar represented the prosecution.