A man was sentenced to six years in prison by a court here today for trying to rape his minor daughter in February.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Shalini Nagpal awarded the sentence to Rajbir Singh alias Kala of Bighar village.
Singh tried to rape his daughter while she was taking a bath in the house on February 21. According to prosecution, when the girl raised an alarm the accused attacked and injured her. He fled from the scene after the attack.
A case under POCSO Act and under the provisions of the IPC was registered against the accused on February 22, on the complaint of his daughter who is a student of Class VIII and aged 14.
As the judge pronounced the judgement the daughter was seen weeping outside the court premises.