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Ram Khilawan vs State on 16 June, 2017

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1. In this appeal, challenge is to appellant’s conviction under Section
9 of The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 and order
of 28th November, 2014 vide which appellant has been awarded minimum
sentence of rigorous imprisonment for five years with fine of `5,000/-
and in default of payment of fine, appellant has been directed to undergo
sentence of simple imprisonment for four months.
Crl.A.406/2015 Page 1 of 5
2. The facts as noted in the impugned judgment are as under:-

“The facts in brief, as stated in the complaint, are
that on 19.02.2013, an information was received about the
prosecutrix having been molested by the accused, while
she was sitting at the bus stop at about 10:30 AM to return
to her house, after finishing her school. The accused was
present at the bus stop, was apprehended by the public and
handed over to the police. On the complaint of the
prosecutrix, a case under Section 354 IPC and 10 POCSO
Act was registered against the accused. The investigations
were carried out by W/SI Krishna who got registered the
FIR. During the investigation, she got the medical
examination of the prosecutrix conducted and also got
recorded her statement under Section 164 Cr.P.C. She
also got the accused medically examined in the hospital,
after his arrest. She recorded the statements of the
witnesses and after completion of the investigations,
chargesheet was filed in the court on 19.10.2003 u/s 354A
IPC and Section 10 POCSO Act.”

Source: Indian Kanoon

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