Fri, Aug 21, 2015, 02:01 PM
The District 1st Additional Sessions Judge sentenced one Mastan to a life term, today and directed the government to pay Rs. 3.5 lakhs to the victim, in the rape of a 13-year-old girl, on the outskirts of Guntakal, in Anantapur district, in 2013. Such a verdict has been given for the first time, by any court, in the case registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012. Also, the government has been asked to compensate a rape victim, as per GO 43, for the first time.