The Special Court for Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, awarded ten years imprisonment to accused who allegedly sexually assaulted a minor girl in Krishna district.
The accused, A. Venkateswara Rao (29), a native of Chinna Akulamannadu village in Gudur mandal, kidnapped a 17-year-old girl in August 2014.
Following a complaint, the police registered a case on charges of kidnap and sexual assault against the accused and rescued the victim.
The court sentenced the accused to undergo ten years imprisonment, besides imposing a fine of ₹1,000 on him, the police said.
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