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Kuldeep Sengar Breaks Down in Tears after Hearing His Conviction in Unnao Rape Case

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Last Updated: December 16, 2019, 16:41 IST

File photo of Kuldeep Singh Sengar. (PTI)

File photo of Kuldeep Singh Sengar. (PTI)

Delhi's Tis Hazari court convicted Kuldeep Singh Sengar for rape under the POCSO Act , while co-accused Shashi Singh was acquitted of all charges.

New Delhi: Soon after his conviction by a Delhi court on Monday in Unnao rape case, expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar broke down in the courtroom. He was seen crying beside his sister.

Court convicted prime accused Sengar for rape under Indian Penal Code and POCSO Act for offence of public servant committing penetrative sexual assault against a child. District Judge Dharmesh Sharma, however, acquitted co-accused Shashi Singh of all charges.

The court will hear arguments on quantum of sentence on Wednesday. The offences entail maximum punishment of life imprisonment under POCSO.

first published:December 16, 2019, 16:09 IST
last updated:December 16, 2019, 16:41 IST