Court sentenced life imprisonment for raping, abetting mother’s suicide


A court here sentenced a man to rigorous life imprisonment for raping his mother and abetting her suicide.
The court of additional district and sessions judge Rahul Bishnoi also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on the convict.
The judge, in his order, said the convict, being the son of the prosecutrix, was supposed to act like an “umbrella of protection for her”, but he became her tormentor and “acted like an animal” and committed the gruesome act, leaving the woman with no option but to take her own life.
Taking into consideration the nature of the offences, the manner in which the offences are committed as well as the antecedents and economic condition of the convict, he is sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for life, the court said.
It added that the convict will remain in jail till death.
According to police, on 16 November 2020, a woman killed herself by hanging in her house in a village in the Pataudi area here.