A 56-year-old man is given the death penalty by the Sirsa Court for raping his little daughter.

A district court in Sirsa handed a 56-year-old man a death sentence on Thursday for assaulting his 11-year-old minor child . The court has offered the boy a Rs 5 lakh compensation .

Sirsa (Haryana) India, November 25 : A district court in Sirsa handed a 56-year-old man a death sentence on Thursday for assaulting his 11-year-old minor child in Sirsa district two years earlier.The accused was charged with assault under Section 6 of the POCSO Act and Section 506 of the IPC.Joint Sessions Judge Praveen Kumar of the Fast Track Court gave Jaspal, a village Bhangu in Sirsa district, a death sentence and a hefty fine of Rs 50,000.A juvenile child was assaulted in Bhangu village, which is in the district, on September 20 2020, and the court has offered the boy a Rs 5 lakh compensation.The police had filed a charge against the child's father for rape under the POCSO Act, on the request of the victims' mother.

Later the same night, the accused assaulted his minor daughter twice in an inebriated state.According to the FIR, the accused abused the child, telling her not to tell anyone about it.He left home in the morning.The fast track judge sentenced the rapist to death by virtue of its rarity.

The defendants' counsel said I was chosen by the court because no one wanted to take the case of the accused, and this was a commendable decision, acknowledging the order.

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