UP: Man gets 10 years in jail for attempting to rape minor girl

 A special court here sentenced a man to 10 years imprisonment for attempting to rape a minor girl.

Additional Sessions Judge Varun Mohit Nigam convicted Mohammad Sharif on Saturday and slapped a fine of Rs 60,000, Special District government advocate Sant Pratap Singh told PTI.

On April 6, Sharif tried to rape a 15-year-old girl who was sleeping in her house in a village under Ramgaon police station, Singh said.

The police filed a chargesheet in the court within ten days after registering a case for attempted rape and the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act on the complaint of the victim’s father.

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