53-year-old man gets 20 years RI for raping his five-year-old niece

Deccan Chronicle.  | dc correspondent

Nation, Crime

The offender, who lived in the vicinity of the victim’s house, took the girl to a secluded place and abused her. (Photo:DC File)

Hyderabad: A city court convicted a 53-year-old man of raping and sodomising his five-year-old niece in December 2015 and sentenced him to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of `25,000. The court took note of the identification of the abuser, which was further corroborated by medical and scientific evidence.

The incident occurred when the girl’s parents were away from home at Manchal, under the Rachakonda police limits. The offender, who lived in the vicinity of the victim’s house, took the girl to a secluded place and abused her.

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