A Father raped Minor daughter frequently: Bombay HC upheld Conviction and Life Sentence against the Father
9th October 2020
Bombay High Court convicted a father of raping his own minor child.The father a rag picker has been sexually exploiting his fifteen year old minor daughter one year prior to November 4,2014.The mother of the victim has abandoned the family. The victim’s case was brought into light by a member of Mahila Dakshta Samiti.
The division bench of Justice SS Jadhav and Justice N J Jamdar while declaring life sentence to the accused solely on the basis of victim’s testimony stated that “It was a case of fence eating the crop”. Furthermore, the bench made sure that the victim is provided with compensation.