Man sentenced to 20 years in Kolkata's Pocso case

A 42-year-old man was sentenced to 20 years in jail for sexually assaulting his six-year-old daughter . The man was arrested the next day .

KOLKATA, Jan. 30, 2019: A 42-year-old man was sentenced to 20 years in jail for sexually assaulting his six-year-old daughter, according to a city court.On August 11, 2021, an FIR was filed against a Canal East Road resident and his wife at the Maniktala police station.The woman said that her husband sexually assaulted her daughter.The man was arrested the next day.

As compensation, state officials were required to pay the child Rs 3 lakh in damages.(As per Supreme court rules on cases involving sexual harassment, the victim's name has not been revealed to protect her privacy.)