[POCSO] After 4-day trial, Bihar court awards death sentence to 48-year-old for sexual assault of 7-year-old

The Court said that the rape of a 7-year-old girl by a 48-year-old man was a crime of extreme brutality and clearly fell within the category of the rarest of rare cases.

A Special Court under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) in Bihar's Araria recently sentenced an accused person to death for sexual assaulting an 7-year-old child [State v. Md Major].

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