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Teenager gets death penalty for raping 3-year-old in MP

Press Trust of India  |  Chhatarpur (MP) 

A local court today awarded the sentence to a teenager for raping a three-year-old girl.

Chhatarpur awarded capital punishment to Tauheed Musalman, 19, after convicting him under section 376 (A)(B) of the recently-introduced Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance 2018, said district S K Chaturvedi.

He said on April 24, the culprit was caught raping the victim after he had sneaked into her house while the child's mother was talking to her outside.

The child's mother found her in a pool of blood and Musalman was nabbed by the people and handed over to the police, Chaturvedi said.

A case was registered with station in this district, the said.

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First Published: Mon, August 06 2018. 21:45 IST
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