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Assam: Special POCSO court awards life imprisonment to minor's rape and murder convict Assam

Assam: Special POCSO court awards life imprisonment to minor's rape and murder convict

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 07 May 2022, 08:39 pm

Guwahati: A local court in Assam’s Goalpara district awarded life imprisonment to a man who was convicted under POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act) for the brutal rape and murder of a minor girl four years ago.

S Dhar, Judge of Special POCSO court of Goalpara, on Friday passed a judgment for life imprisonment to Sreenus Orang alias Kalu Munda  raping and murdering the 6-year-old girl in 2018 at Simolitola tea garden under Rongjuli police station in Goalpara district.

According to the reports, the culprit had lured the victim and taken her in a paddy field where he raped and murdered her.

Sanjay Sarma, the advocate of the victim girl said Orang, who remained absconding after committing the crime, was arrested by police from Rongjuli railway station.

“The body of the victim girl was recovered after three days from a paddy field. Yesterday, the judge of special court awarded life imprisonment to Sreenus Orang,” the advocate said.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)