Jaipur: A man has been convicted within 70 days of raping a seven-month-old baby girl in Alwar district of Rajasthan, police said on Thursday.
Pintu, 19, was held guilty on Thursday by a special court hearing cases relating to the SC/ST and the POCSO acts, they said.
DGP O P Galhotra said this was the first conviction in the state under the amended POCSO Act that came into force in April.
The baby was raped in Laxmangarh area in Alwar on May 9 and the local police filed a challan against Pintu under sections of the POCSO Act and the IPC on June 6.
The judge conducted daily hearing and convicted him on Thursday.
The quantum of punishment will be announced on July 21....