Madras HC confirms death for man accused in rape, murder

Wednesday 19th January 2022 06:15 EST

Confirming the death sentence imposed by the trial court on a man for rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl belonging to a scheduled caste community in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukottai, the Madras HC observed that when the attitude of a man turns into that of a beast, having no mercy for other creatures, he should be punished and sent to the eternal world. The assault took place on June 30, 2020 when Samivel alias Raja went to the girl’s house. He took her to an isolated place, sexually assaulted her and killed her. 

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