Patna: A Special POCSO court here awarded death sentence to the principal of a school in Patna for raping a class-V girl student.
In an order passed on Monday, Special POCSO judge Awadhesh Kumar announced capital punishment for convict Arvind Kumar. The court also imposed a fine of Rs one lakh on him.
Another accused Abhishek Kumar, who was a teacher at the school located at Phulwari Sharif here, was sentenced to life imprisonment with a fine of Rs 50,000.
The victim was found to be pregnant in September, 2018. A case was lodged at the Mahila Thana here under the POCSO Act and relevant sections of the IPC.