Hyderabad: History-sheeter sentenced to 5-year rigorous imprisonment in sexual assault case | Hyderabad News – Times of India

HYDERABAD: A 25-year-old history-sheeter was on Monday sentenced to undergo five years’ rigorous imprisonment by a local court in Hyderabad for sexually assaulting a scheduled caste woman.
B Kalyan is a resident of LB Nagar in Neredmet and according to police, between 2012 and 2019, he was involved in seven offences including an attempt to murder, assault, criminal intimidation, wrongful restraint and extortion.
A history sheet was opened against him at Neredmet police station.
On May 25, 2020, a 21-year-old victim, who was a private employee, lodged a complaint with Neredmet police alleging that she was staying as a tenant at Kalyan’s house and on May 25 evening, Kalyan barged into her room and tried to sexually assault her.
“When the victim raised an alarm, the accused kicked her and left the place after threatening her to not disclose about the incident to anyone,” Neredmet police said.
Based on the victim’s complaint, police arrested the accused on May 26, 2020.
The accused was subsequently detained under the PD Act on September 2, 2020 when he was lodged at Cherlapally prison.
After the trial, on Monday, the court of SC and ST (POA) Act cases, LB Nagar, convicted the accused and sentenced him to undergo five years’ rigorous imprisonment.
The accused also has to pay a Rs 5,000 fine.
(The victim’s identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault)


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