The Madras High Court today ordered issuance of notice to police on an appeal filed by a 23-year-old techie against the death sentence awarded to him by a lower court in connection with the rape and murder of a minor girl here last year.
He had lured the child, into his flat at Mugalivakkam here, using a dog and strangled her to death after raping her.
The accused then dumped the body in travel bag and later burnt it on a highway.
A charge sheet was filed against Dhasvanth and the lower court convicted Dhaswanth for the offence.
Stating that the trial court judge grossly erred in finding the accused guilty based only on conjunctures and surmises not amounting to evidence, the 23-year-old techie filed the appeal.
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