Hassini Murder Case: Mahila Court Convicted Dhasvanth
CHENNAI: The Chengalpet court on Monday convicted techie Dhasvanth in the rape and murder of Six-year-old Hasini in Chennai. The 23-year-old had burnt the little girl’s body after he committed the crime in February 2017.
The court held Dhasvanth guilty on all charges including those under POCSO. He has been convicted under sections 363 (kidnapping), 366 (kidnapping, abduction), 354-b (assault or use of criminal force on woman with intent to disrobe), 302 (murder), and 201 (causing disappearence of evidence) of the IPC and section 8 read with 7, 6, 5(m) of POCSO (punishment for aggravated sexual assault).
The court examined 30 witnesses, 45 documents and 19 pieces of evidence.
The quantum of his sentence has not been announced yet.