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Can Imprisonment Stop Sexual Violence? -Special Programme

The Kollam POCSO court announced an unusual punishment for the convict of the rape-cum-murder of a seven-year-old girl in Anchal. The convict, who is the relative of the victim, has been sentenced to triple life term and 26 years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 3.5 lakh. As the sexual assault incidents against children are on an alarming rise, the timely judgement of the Court on the Anchal rape-cum-murder case is remarkable. Can imprisonment stop sexual violence?- Special Programme.