Erode, Tamil Nadu:
A 51-year-old man was convicted and sentenced to twenty years’ rigorous imprisonment by the Mahila Court in Erode on Wednesday for sexually assaulting a four-year-old lady.
Veerasamy of Gatepudur close to Modakurichi, a widower daily-wage employee, whereas strolling close to his home on December 30, 2021 noticed a four-year-old lady, took her to an remoted place and sexually assaulted her, the case file mentioned. When the kid raised a cry, the person left her and ran away.
The youngster knowledgeable her mother and father, who took her to a hospital the place she underwent therapy.
Two days later, on January 1, 2022, the mother and father filed a criticism towards Veerasamy with the All Women Police Station in Erode, who after investigation arrested the person and registered a case beneath POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012) towards him.
On Wednesday night, Erode Mahila Court Judge R Malathi sentenced the convict Veerasamy to twenty years’ rigorous imprisonment, and imposed a advantageous of Rs 5,000 on him.
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