Man gets three years for sexual assault of minor
Mumbai: A special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act court on Wednesday convicted and sentenced a man to three years in jail for sexually assaulting a five-yearold girl living in his building in 2013. Among the witnesses to depose were the child and mother.
The child said that when she used to be sent for babysitting to awoman in her building, the caretaker would leave her with a neighbour. She said she used to go to the ground floor to play with friends. She said the accused had a pigeon which he used to show all children.
The child said that once in July 2013, while none of her friends was around, she saw the accused and asked him about the pigeon.
She said he held her hand and took her to the house, shut and latched the door, and sexually assaulted her.