Udhampur: Principal District & Session Judge Udhampur, Haq Nawaz Zargar on Tuesday awarded two years rigorous imprisonment with a fine of Rs.3,000/- (Rupees Three Thousand Only) to Tirath Ram alias Babu Ram son of Ashok Kumar resident of Mali Tehsil and District Udhampur under section 354RPC and in case of default in payment of fine, he shall undergo a further imprisonment for three (3) months. The period of detention already undergone shall be set off against the sentence imposed hereinabove.
Court observed that the accused-convict has been found guilty of outraging the modesty of the prosecutrix, which is atrocious crime and is not a fit case to release the convicted-accused u/s 562 CrPC or under the Probation of Offender‘s Act. Court Considering the material on record as well as the facts and circumstances of the case, held accused guilty and convicted him for the commission of offence under section 354 RPC.
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