Youth assaulted in mall case: accused sentenced

Team Udayavani, Oct 12, 2019, 8:18 AM IST

Mangaluru: The sixth additional district and sessions court came to the conclusion that the charges against the five youths accused of assaulting a youth accompanying a girl student on a visit to a mall in the city were roved and hence handed down sentence to the five accused.

The five accused found guity of their crime are Chetan (23), resident of Jyotinagara, Kavoor here, Raskhit Ku,mr (21) from Sringeri Nellur, Ashwinraj (21) from Kandak, Sushanth Shetty (23) from Karkala Inna and Sharath Kumar (28), resident of car street.

The incidnet

A girl student from Manipal and a youth from Udupi had visited a mall located at Pandeshwar in the city and were on their way to leave the mall when a gang of youngsters accosted them and attacked the man. Later, a complaint was registered in Pandeshwar police station in the city relating to this incident.

Investigation

Sixth additional district and sessions court judge Sayeedunnisa investigated the case in the court and found the accused guilty of their crimes and announced the sentnce. The decision was taken after inspecting 11 witnesses and 17 documents.

The sentence

The court imposed fine of Rs 21,000 on each of the five accused and failure to pay the fine will attract a jail term of eight months each. The court judgement also prescribed that out of the fine amount so collected, Rs 50,000 has to be disbursed to the youth by way of compensation.

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