Srinagar, February 09: A man was sentenced for to five years in jail by Srinagar Court on Monday after it held him guilty for sodomy incident which had taken place in 1978.
The accused was identified as Nazir Ahmad Ganie, a resident of Srinagar’s Karfali Mohalla who befriended 14 years old boy and then one day, he forced him to drink alcohol and then took him to an isolated place and made all the attempts to commit sodomy upon him.
Not only this but the man has had made preparations to photograph the incident with a motive to blackmail him to keep his mouth shut.
A fine has also imposed a fine of Rs 50000 on the convict along with five years in jail for offence under section 377 read with 511 of RPC committed 37 years ago. Besides, the court has also awarded another six months of rigorous imprisonment and fine of Rs 1000 under section 120-B (criminal conspiracy).
Both the sentences shall run concurrently, the court said.