Jagatsinghpur: A POCSO court in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district today awarded death penalty to a person for raping and murdering a minor girl, last year.
The convict has been identified as Kalia Manna alias Laba.
According to reports, Laba had raped and murdered a minor girl in Gadaharishpur village under Erasama police limits in the district on March 21, last year. Acting on a complaint lodged by the family members of the deceased, police had arrested Laba and forwarded him to court.
Adjudicating the case, the court today pronounced capital punishment for him.