The person who raped and murdered has been sentenced to death.
Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh): The POCSO court of Firozabad District Court has sentenced the convict to death for raping a minor Dalit girl. The rape incident is two and a half years old. This information was given by Assistant Government Advocate (POCSO Adalat) Kamal Singh.
On 25 April 2019, a young man named Virendra Baghel, a resident of Madhai Shikohabad in Linepar police station area of Firozabad district, had seduced an 11-year-old girl and raped and killed her. In this case, a case was registered under the Indian Penal Code, including murder, rape and other relevant sections of the POCSO Act as well as the Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes Act, at the police station Linepar.
The said case was sub judice in the court of Special Judge Arvind Kumar Yadav of POCSO court and the accused was lodged in jail. He told that on September 18, on the basis of all the evidence and statements of witnesses, Judge Yadav sentenced the accused Virendra Baghel to death on conviction.