The special (POCSO) court convicted Rajendra alias Rajpal Singh under section 376(3), 376(2)(N) of IPC and section 3/4, 5(L)/6, 5(J)(II)/6 POCSO act with life imprisonment till last breath for rape and fined him with Rs 5,000.
The court also ordered compensation to the victim aged less than 16 years of age. The crime relates to an incident of March 2018, when she was in class sixth, stated prosecution story.
The convict Rajendra alias Rajpal Singh had called her to his house in July 2018 and took her to a room in his house. The convict then knocks her unconscious and makes her obscene video without clothes, stated prosecution story.
When the girl regained consciousness, she found herself naked on bed. The man then showed her the video threatening to make this video viral and telling her that her father would be thrown out of the village after this, stated the prosecution story.
The man since then started to rape her on pretext of it for multiple times for years. The matter came to light when on December 21, 2020 night, the girl developed a stomach ache and she fell unconscious, stated prosecution story.
The girl was rushed to an Ujjain hospital, where she gave birth to a dead child. The police were informed, who registered a crime on zero. The FIR was transferred to Vijyaganj Mandi in Dewas, stated prosecution story.
The investigation was conducted, and Rajendra was arrested. The trial happened and the man was convicted for the crime, stated the prosecution story.
(The victim's identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault)