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Man gets 10 years in jail for sexually assaulting minor

Press Trust of India  |  Krishnanagar (WB) 

A local court has sentenced a man to 10 years in jail for sexually assaulting a three-year-old girl on February 25.

Tapas Majumdar (40) was awarded the jail term and a fine of Rs 10,000 was imposed on him by (II), POCSO court, Manash Basu yesterday.

According to the prosecution, the incident occurred when a couple along with their daughter had gone to attend a wedding ceremony at Sonatala area of district.

There, the girl went missing. After a search, she was found screaming at a nearby jungle and the man standing in front of her. The man was beaten up by the locals and handed over to police, the prosecution said.

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 14:30 IST