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One and a half year old child raped and killed; Court sentences defendant to death


Highlight:

  • The court found the accused guilty
  • UP district court sentences to death
  • The chargesheet was filed in the case within 28 days

Lucknow: A Uttar Pradesh court has sentenced a man to death for raping and killing a one-and-a-half-year-old girl. A 30-year-old man has been sentenced to death in Bahraich district. The death sentence, which was completed in just 55 days, is one of the fastest trials in the country’s history.

The accused in the case is Parasuram. The accused pleaded guilty on June 22. Police shot him in both legs while apprehending the suspect, who was in hiding after the incident. In addition to the charges of rape and murder, the Poxo department also charged the accused.

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Police said they collected evidence in the case without wasting any time and were able to file a chargesheet within 28 days. Samples were collected very quickly and DNA testing was completed at the FSL Lab in Gorakhpur. The Times of India reports that the evidence was submitted to the court within 37 days.

The trial in the case was completed under the direction of Additional Sessions Judge Nitin Pandey. Parasuram was convicted after eight days of court proceedings. The court ruled that Parasuram was the one who raped and killed the child.

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Bahraich police have also been given a cash award of Rs 1 lakh for expediting the investigation into the case. UP DGP Mukul Goel also said that the officer who led the probe would be given a plaque and other officers a certificate.

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