Thrissur: The POCSO court has punished Shaju, native of Kattakambal in Kunnamkulam, for ten years rigorous imprisonment . The accused was an staff at Police Academy, Thrissur.
The verdict was pronounced by Justice Bindu Sudhakaran of POCSO fast track special court. Apart from ten years imprisonment, a fine of rupees one lakh should be given to the minor girl who was molested. If the accused does not pay the fine, he will have to be in prison for another one year.
The incident took place in 2019. The accused reached the quarters and sexually abused the girl. The Prosecution Inspectors P V Sindhu and Sreejith had investigated the case and submitted charge sheet. 14 witnesses had undergone trial and 13 documents were produced in the case.