Assam Man Sentenced to Death for Rape & Murder Of Minor

Hojai District Additional Sessions’ Court sentenced a man to death for raping and murdering a four-year-old minor girl in Hojai.

The culprit, Chandan alias Vikram Harijan, had allegedly raped and murdered the minor girl on February 26, 2020.

After two months of trial, Judge N Chena Baya Deuri has delivered the historic verdict.

Harijan was convicted under Section 376 (A), 302 of the Indian Penal Code, Section 6 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act 2019.

After the judgement was passed, the parents of the deceased minor girl expressed their satisfaction on the verdict.