Santosh Rai vs State on 2 March, 2016

2. Allegations against the appellant as reflected in the charge-

sheet were that on 05.03.2013 at about 07.00 p.m. in front of House No.L-

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1/64, Budh Vihar Phase-I, Delhi, he sexually assaulted the prosecutrix ‘X’

(changed name), aged around 7 years. The prosecution examined eight

witnesses to substantiate its case. In 313 Cr.P.C. statement, the appellant

pleaded false implication. The trial resulted in his conviction as aforesaid.

3. The appellant preferred the instant appeal before this Court

on 20.01.2014. When the matter was taken up for hearing on 05.01.2016,

none appeared on behalf of the appellant to address arguments. Notice

was ordered to be issued to Mr.Arabinda Nayak, Advocate, who

represented the appellant on the previous dates of hearing. Production

warrants were issued for the appellant’s appearance before this Court.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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