A court here has sentenced a man to 20 years imprisonment for raping an eight-year-old girl in 2019. Additional District and Sessions Judge (POCSO) Pawan Kumar Sharma on Wednesday also imposed a fine of Rs 24,000 on Amit Kumar alias Chhotan.
The girl was raped on October 27, 2019, in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district. She was eight years old then, according to the prosecution.
The rape case was registered on a complaint from the girl's mother, and Kumar was arrested under the Indian Penal Code and provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.