Srinagar, Dec 9.Buzzbytes.
In a significant development, a Fast Track Court in Srinagar has convicted a father for sexually assaulting his minor daughter in 2021. The court, presided over by Aarti Mohan, stated that the prosecution successfully established the accused’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, including the offense of sexual harassment.
After hearing arguments from Additional Public Prosecutor Muhammad Maqbool Shah and the defense counsel, the court declared that the accused will face arguments on the quantum of punishment on December 11, 2023. The judgement further directed the immediate arrest of the accused, currently on bail, who will be sent to Central Jail Srinagar.
The prosecution revealed that the convict had allegedly coerced his minor daughter into intercourse, using vulgar language, touching private parts, and threatening her against disclosure. The victim bravely filed the case at Police Station Nowgam in 2021, leading to an investigation and the presentation of a chargesheet under FIR no 95/2021 before the court on August 25, 2021.