PAMPORE: Judicial Magistrate Pampore, Fozia Paul has convicted a man and sentenced him to three months imprisonment with a fine of rupees five thousand in an eve teasing case.
An FIR was lodged against him at police post Khrew on December 16 2014.
The Magistrate while reading out his decree said that considering the quantum of sentence, deterrence has been set as a prime consideration.
The accused Arshid Ahmad Joo was booked in case FIR No. 166/2014 of Police Station Pampore. He was sentenced to 3 months imprisonment and with a fine of Rs 5,000 for the commission of offences under Section 294 RPC.
According to officials, Judicial Magistrate Pampore passed a judgement wherein the accused namely Arshid Ahmad Joo was charged for the offence under Section 294 of RPC and the prosecution has succeeded in proving the commission of offence under section 294 of RPC by the accused and has been sentenced for simple imprisonment for a period of three months with fine of rupees five thousand and in case of default in payment of fine the accused shall have to face further imprisonment for a period of two months, court officials said.
According to Judgement, the brief facts of the prosecution story is that on December 16, 2014 the complainant filed a written application before the Police Post Khrew. In the application, the complainant stated that in her neighbourhood at Green Colony Wuyan, a boy namely Arshid Ahmad Joo son of Ghulam Hassan often teases/molests her on the road.
Further, on December 15, 2014, while the complainant was on her way to her home near Rajikadal, the said Arshid Ahmad Joo passed obscence remarks towards the complainant, which annoyed the complainant and passer-by’. Complainant called her father immediately, who came in a vehicle and took her home. A complaint was accordingly filed for initiation of legal action against the said person.
Upon receipt of the application/information, a case FIR No. 166/2014 of P/S Pampore for commission of offence U/S: 294 of RPC was registered and investigation was undertaken.
During the investigation of the case, the site plan was prepared and the statements of the witnesses were recorded. As per the circumstances and available evidence, the offences u/s 294 of RPC was proved to have been committed by the accused person, who was taken into custody. Subsequently, the accused was released on bail upon the order of the Court.