Srinagar: The court of Judicial Magistrate Sumbal, Manzoor Hussain, on Wednesday has awarded three-year jail term to Feroze Ahmad Khan of Hajin Bandipora after he was found guilty under section 377 of RPC for sodomy. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 5000 on the convict.
“The accused is found to be guilty of commission of crime punishable U/S 377 RPC.Hence he is convicted and punished with simple imprisonment for three years along with fine of Rs 5000/-,” reads the judgement.
Senior Prosecutor Officer Qazi Abid Ali, who was pleading the case for the victim, said, “It is a great relief for the victim who was just an 8-year-old child when this unnatural act was committed on him. He has waited for 15 years for justice to be delivered and it has finally come.”