Indore: The Indore district court on Saturday announced death sentence to the convict in the rape and murder case of an infant in Rajwada area of the city.
The blood-soaked body of the four-month-old infant was recovered from the basement of a building in Indore on April 20. The police, from CCTV footage, identified the accused as the uncle of the infant.
Earlier on Saturday, the court convicted the accused of the crime, finding him guilty under various sections including POCSO act.
The accused reportedly said that he did not do anything with the child when asked if he wanted to say something.
The incident, who’s timing coincided with the ongoing protests against Unnao, Surat and Kathua rape cases, had shocked the nation.