Father Rapes 9-Year-Old Daughter;Jailed For Life

Father Rapes 9-Year-Old Daughter;Jailed For Life

An Indian father never escaped the grips of the law as he was slapped with a life sentence for raping his own 9 year old daughter.

The young innocent child is said to have been got drunk by her dad, upon which the said father and his male friend took advantage of her.

His friend was  also not let loose as he was handed down a 12-year sentence as disturbed Judge Gautam Manan blurted out in court stating;  "Children are entitled to expect the best from their parents, in terms of care and parental love, that they can possibly receive. But the convict gave his daughter such a betrayal of faith of relationship that would really be difficult for her to forget.’

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 The justice served these men in Dehli follows several complaints by the victim's mum against her husband (the girl's dad) wayback in May 2012; a development said to have gained the headlines of the Press Trust of India

A report from the court justifying the said sentence opines; ‘The concept of welfare and well-being of children is basic for any civilised society and this has a direct bearing on the state of health and well-being of the entire community, its growth and development,In the present case, the victim has been consistent on the material particulars with regard to the incident of sexual assault on her."

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Meanwhile both father and friend have also been fined Rs 5,000 (£50) each and further ordered to pay the victim Rs 100,000 (£970) in compensation.

India remains one of the countries in the world with bearing the highest cases of rape against girls and women - a development which has ignited much protests by feminist groups in the country for the past years.


Source: YEN.com.gh

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