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Youth walks free in rape case

Ramkrishan Upadhyay

Press Reporter News Service

Chandigarh, December 5

Swati Sehgal, Decide, Quick Observe Particular Court docket, Chandigarh has acquitted a 22-year-old youth, Ram Sajivan, in a rape case after the police did not show fees towards him.

As per the prosecution, the accused was arrested on the sufferer’s criticism. The prosecution claimed that the sufferer had instructed the police that the accused, who was her good friend, took her to the forest space in Dariya village and forcible made bodily relations along with her.

The police registered the case towards the accused beneath Part 376 (3) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Sections 6 of the POCSO Act on the Industrial Space police station, Chandigarh, on April 8, 2019. The police arrested the accused on April 10, 2019.

After investigation, the police submitted a challan towards the accused within the court docket. After discovering prima facie case towards the accused, the court docket framed fees to which he pleaded not responsible.

The prosecution claimed that the sufferer, who was minor, change into pregnant. Later, her being pregnant was terminated. The general public prosecutor stated the prosecution had proved the case towards the accused.

Rahul Rana, counsel for the accused, claimed that the accused was harmless and had been falsely implicated within the case. Rana argued that the sufferer was not minor and he or she obtained admission within the faculty on the premise of an affidavit not on the premise of the beginning certificates.

Rana stated the sufferer’s medical was additionally not carried out. He additionally identified the contradictions within the statements of the sufferer throughout the hearings. Rana claimed that the mom of the sufferer additionally submitted an affidavit that the accused was falsely implicated within the case. He stated even the DNA report of the foetus didn’t match with the accused.

On the premise of those information, he prayed for the acquittal of the accused. After listening to the arguments and inspecting the witnesses, the court docket acquitted the accused for the offences registered towards him.


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