Madras High Court convicts POCSO accused; orders assistance to minor daughters of convict who are "invisible victims"

While setting aside the trial court's acquittal in the case, the High Court said that to call the sexual assault on the victim "animalistic" would be an injustice to animals for even animals never assault their young.
Madras High Court, Principal Bench
Madras High Court, Principal Bench

The Madras High Court recently convicted a man for the aggravated penetrative sexual assault of an eight-year old-girl, which had left her with lasting physical and psychological injuries including ruptured blood vessels in her eyes [State v Dandayutham].

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