Ajay Kumar Sonar @ Ajay vs State on 2 February, 2016

1. Challenge in this appeal is to a judgment dated 19.04.2014 of

learned Additional Sessions Judge in Session Case No.73/13 arising out of

FIR No.156/12 registered at Police Station Sector -23, Dwarka by which

the appellant Ajay Kumar Sonar @ Ajay was held guilty for committing

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offences under Sections 323/328/376/506 IPC. By an order dated

24.04.2014, he was awarded various prison terms with fine.

2. Briefly stated, the prosecution case as projected in the

charge-sheet was that on 25.08.2012 at about 2.00 p.m. at House No.107,

Servant Quarter Salaria Enclave, Sector-21, Dwarka, the appellant

committed rape upon the prosecutrix ‘X'(assumed name), aged around 15

years, after administering stupefying substance mixed in medicine. ‘X’

was slapped and criminally intimidated. The incident was reported to the

police on 01.10.2012. The Investigating Officer after recording victim’s

statement (Ex.PW2/A) lodged First Information Report. ‘X’ was

medically examined; she recorded her 164 Cr.P.C. statement. The accused

was arrested and taken for medical examination. Exhibits collected

during investigation were sent for examination to Forensic Science

Laboratory. Statements of witnesses conversant with the facts were

recorded. Upon completion of investigation, a charge-sheet was filed

against the appellant in the court. In order to establish its case, the

prosecution examined fourteen witnesses. In 313 statement, the appellant

pleaded false implication and denied his involvement in the crime. The

trial resulted in his conviction as mentioned previously. Being aggrieved

and dissatisfied, the instant appeal has been filed.
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Source: Indian Kanoon

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