Mumbai POCSO Court Sentences Two Navy Personnel to 10 And 7 Years in Jail For Raping And Blackmailing Naval Officer's Teenage Daughter
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Mumbai, September 10: A POCSO Court on Monday convicted and sentenced a 35-year-old navy steward to ten years imprisonment and a 29-year-old contractor to 10-years' and 7-years' imprisonment. According to a Times of India report, both the accused have been convicted for repeatedly raping and blackmailing the daughter of a Chief petty officer. The third accused is acquitted and the fourth navy personnel is absconding. Mumbai Rape Case: 2 Van Drivers Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail For Raping KG Girl in 2016.
In 2015, the absconding accused took the victim to the terrace of her building and raped her. He along with others also continued to sexually molest her and blackmail the teenager on two different occasions. It was on July 18, that the girl's parents saw him committing the heinous crime.
In a statement to the police, the mother of the teenager has said that on July 18, when she was returning to her home, along with her husband, she saw the navy steward leaving their house. It was then she felt that something was not right, and she took her daughter into confidence. The daughter then narrated everything to her mother, and how it started with gifting her a phone, befriending her to raping and then blackmailing her.