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Teenager gets death for raping 2-year-old in MP

The sentence has been awarded by the court after conducting the hearings within 26 days.

Chhatarpur: A local court awarded death sentence to a teenager for raping a two-year-old girl. Chhatarpur additional sessions Judge Naurin Nigam awarded capital punishment to Tauheed, 19, after convicting him under section 376 (A)(B) of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance 2018, said district prosecution officer SK Chaturvedi.

Chaturvedi said that on April 24, the culprit was caught raping the victim after he had sneaked into her house while the child’s mother was talking to her brother-in-law outside. Later, she found her daughter in a pool of blood and Tauheed was nabbed by the people.

A case was registered with Rajnagar Police station in this district, the prosecution officer said. The sentence has been awarded by the court after conducting the hearings within 26 days.

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