Kerala court sends man from West Bengal to jail for 10 years for sexual assault of two minor girls

Updated: Nov 21 2023 8:09PM

Kozhikode (Kerala), Nov 21 (PTI) A migrant worker from West Bengal was on Tuesday convicted and sentenced to 10 years in jail for sexually assaulting two minor girls in this north Kerala district last year.

Nadapuram Fast Track Special Court (POCSO) judge Suhaib M sentenced convict Ahsan Chowdhary (26) to five years for the offence of sexual assault under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act in two separate cases, public prosecutor (PP) Manoj Aroor said.

In addition to that, he was also sentenced to two years for the offence of outraging the modesty of a woman under the IPC in each of the two cases, the PP said.