Rape and murder of 5-year-old girl: Hyderabad High Court upholds life sentence for culprit

Rape and murder of 5-year-old girl: Hyderabad High Court upholds life sentence for culprit
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Hyderabad: Hyderabad High Court has upheld the life sentence for a person who had raped and brutally killed a 5-year-old in 2011. The incident had taken place in the area which falls under the jurisdiction of Toopran Police Station

According to the report published in DC, Gaddamidi Bikshapathi’s appeal was rejected by a division bench comprising Justice C.V. Nagarjuna Reddy and Justice D.V.S.S. Somayajulu. Bikshapathi has made an appeal after VI Additional District and Sessions Judge at Siddipet had awarded a life sentence.

It may be mentioned that recently, two incidents of crime against children were reported. In one of the incident, an 8-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Kathua, J&K whereas, in another incident which occurred in Surat District, 9-year-old girl’s body has been found with 86 injuries, including some on her private parts.