Arunachal, Dec 18: According to reports, a POCSO court at Khonsa in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tirap district sentenced a 62-year-old man Thursday to 20 years in prison for raping a nine-year-old inebriated girl.
Unilye Chakma alias Anil Kumar Chakma was also fined by the court of special judge Justice H Kashyap.
Arunachal Pradesh Victim Compensation Scheme under the Arunachal Pradesh Victim Compensation Scheme was also referred to the court for the provision of adequate compensation to the survivor.
A girl was buying biscuits when the incident took place on July 25 last year when she went to a shop.
She was dragged by Chakma into a nearby bamboo grove while she was inebriated.
The girl’s mother, who witnessed the incident, filed a police report with Diyun police station after being informed by a passerby.
After an investigation was completed, Chakma was arrested and a charge sheet was filed against him.