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UP man gets 20 yrs in jail for raping minor daughter

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Press Trust of India Muzaffarnagar (UP)
A special court here set up under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act convicted a50-year-old man on Saturday of raping his 17-year-old daughter in 2016.
Judge Rajiv Kumar Tiwari sentenced the man to 20 years imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 56,000 on him after holding him guilty of raping the minor.
According to special lawyer Dinesh Kumar Sharma, police had registered a case against the man for raping his daughter in the district on February 18, 2016.
It was alleged in the complaint that the girl had been raped for three-four months and was threatened of dire consequences.

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First Published: Nov 30 2019 | 7:50 PM IST

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