20 years sentence
The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge, Poxo Act Aarti Kumari has given the above decision. After listening to the arguments of both the parties, the court sentenced maternal uncle Digvijay Mishra to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment after finding him guilty under Section-6 of the Poxo Act. Along with this, a fine of Rs 5 thousand has also been imposed. In case of non-payment of fine, the delinquent maternal uncle will have to undergo an additional 3 months in jail. This rapist maternal uncle has been sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment and a fine of five thousand under Section-4 of the Poxo Act. In the verdict, the court has said that the period spent by the accused in jail will be adjusted in the sentence. Apart from this, the court has directed the District Legal Services Authority to provide assistance of Rs 4 lakh to the victim.
April 2017 event
It has been told that Simran (fictitious name) lodged an FIR at Sitamarhi Mahila police station on April 19, 2017, accusing maternal uncle Digvijay Mishra of raping her. Aunt Lakshmi Devi was also accused in this. A few days after the FIR, the Bajpatti police arrested the maternal uncle and on June 5, 2018, the maternal uncle from Babu Narha village and sent them to judicial custody.
The video was made by the victim
The victim Simran had made a video clip of maternal uncle’s misconduct, which was made available to the police as evidence. Then she used to live in Nanihal. After the incident, he was sent to the remand home at Gaighat in Patna. Let us tell you that nine years ago, the police arrested Mohd. of Dhaka in East Champaran district. This Simran of Sitamarhi was recovered from Shamim’s hideout. Regarding this, on February 24, 2014, the Dhaka Police had registered an FIR under the POCSO Act against Shamim, Raju Miyan, Khalid Miyan and Chandan. Apart from Raju, another accused was sentenced to life imprisonment by the Motihari court in the year 2017.
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