A special court on Wednesday sentenced the accused in the rape and murder of a minor girl to death, informed police.
The accused was convicted of raping and murdering a 9-year-old girl, police said.
“The court sentenced the accused to death in the case of rape and murder of a minor. The sentence was pronounced by the Ghaziabad POCSO court. After about 6 months, the court sentenced the accused under IPC sections 302, 363 and 376,” Ravi Kumar, DCP Rural, Ghaziabad, said.
The incident dates back to August 18, 2022 when a minor girl was found dead at a village in the Modinagar area.
“The incident took place on August 18, 2022 when a 9-year-old girl was found dead in a village in the Modinagar area. On August 13, the court convicted the accused, who hails from the same village,” he said.
Earlier, on February 9, a POCSO court in Ghaziabad convicted a man of raping and killing a six-year-old girl and sentenced him to death.
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