Mangaluru: Sexual Assault Convict Gets to 7-year Jail-term, Also Fined Rs 10,000

Mangaluru: Parameshwar aka Shashi (31) of Kayaramugeru in Narimogaru of Puttur taluk and a young woman were in love for five years.

On May 19, 2014, trapping her with a promise of marrying her soon, he had sexually assaulted her in her own house. Her neighbours reported the matter to her elder brother.


He handed her to the custody of some acquaintances and had then absconded. After a case was registered in the Kadaba police station, he was nabbed by the police on May 26 the same year.

The sixth additional district and sessions court had ruled him guilty and reserved its decision over the quantum of punishment. On Wednesday, the court gave its judgement by sentencing Parameshwar to seven years in jail and making him liable to pay Rs 10,000 as fine. Another three months’ jail has been handed out for the breach of trust.

Judge D T Puttarangaswamy further ruled that if he failed to pay the fine, he should undergo another three months’ jail. Of the fine amount, Rs 8,000 should be paid to the victim. He instructed that she be rehabiliated with suitable compensatory measures through the Legal Services Authority.

During the court proceedings, the accused pleaded that he had aged parents at home and that he was the only support to the family. Hence he requested that he be shown lenience.

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