Madras HC confirms death penalty for Daswanth for sexual assault, murder of 7-year-old

Meera Emmanuel July 10 2018

The Madras High Court has confirmed the death sentence awarded to techie S Daswanth, in connection with the sexual assault and murder of a seven-year-old child in February last year.

The Bench of Justices S Vimala and S Ramathilagam pronounced the verdict this afternoon in an appeal preferred by Daswanth against the death sentence awarded to him by the Chengalpet Mahila Court last February.

The gruesome trail of events can be traced to February 5 . . .

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