A jawan from Assam Rifles has been sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment on the 3rd of June 2022 on charges of Criminal Trespassing, Kidnapping and Attempting to gang rape a minor. The charge has been booked against him under the POSCO Act.
Assam Rifles Jawan arrested
The accused, identified as Barun Singh hailing from Bihar has been sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment under IPC Section 447,365,376,511.
As per reports from the officials, the incident reportedly took place on 22nd January 2014 when the accused along with his colleagues trespassed the residence and kidnapped the minor.
The victim who was a minor girl was brutally gang raped. Barun Singh who was the main accused was arrested however the other jawans who were involved in the act could not be identified.
The special court-ordered, “the convict is not entitled to get any leniency in punishment.”