HC confirms death for man in 7-year-old’s rape and murder case | India News

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MADURAI: Confirming the death sentence imposed by the trial court on a man for rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl belonging to a scheduled caste community in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukottai, the Madras HC on Wednesday observed that when the attitude of a man turns into that of a beast, having no mercy for other creatures, he should be punished and sent to the eternal world.
The assault took place on June 30, 2020 when Samivel alias Raja went to the girl’s house, whose mother was mentally ill. He took her to an isolated place, sexually assaulted her and killed her by dashing her head against a tree. He threw the body into a dried pond. On December 29, 2020, Pudukottai district mahila court convicted him and handed him death sentence. The case was referred to Madurai bench of HC for confirmation of conviction and sentence.



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