67-year-old Nagpurian gets 3-year jail term for molesting teenager


Nation Next Newsroom | Apr 20, 2018 15:53

Sudhakar Ingole (67) from Nagpur was sentenced to a three-year imprisonment by the Principal sessions and District judge ST Bhalerao yesterday (April 19) for molesting a 15-year-old girl.

Ingole, who was accused of outraging the modesty of the teenager, was imposed a fine along with the three-year jail term. The family members of the teenager had lodged a police complaint at Ajni police station, after which Ingole was charged under section 8 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POSCO) and section 345(A) of the Indian Penal Code.

Under section 345(A) of the Indian Penal Code, the court imposed Ingole a fine of Rs 2000 and a jail term of two years and a fine of Rs 2000 and a jail term of three years under the section 8 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POSCO) for being guilty. In case the accused fails to pay the fine, the court would increase the quantum of his jail term.

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