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Man gets life in jail for causing death of 16-yr-old boy

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

A court here has sentenced a man to rigorous imprisonment for life for the death of a 16-year-boy at a workshop where he worked.

Kashmir Singh, a resident of Vishavkarma colony, was convicted by of taking the life of by inserting an air pressure pipe in his rectum in May last year.

The court also slapped a fine of Rs two lakh on the convict and turned down his plea for leniency.

said Aman Kumar's mother in her police complaint had stated that her youngest son worked as a helper at the workshop owned by

When Aman's clothes got wet and he was drying those in front of a machine, Kashmir Singh got angry on noticing him do so. He put a pressure air pipe in the private parts of Aman, which led to deterioration of his medical condition and he died.

A case under Section 304 IPC (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was registered against Singh at station.

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 21:00 IST