Surat: A special court here on Friday awarded death-sentence to a man for raping and killing his adolescent daughter more than two years ago.
The special court of additional district and session judge P S Kala held Tukna Das, a native of Odisha who lived in Pandesra area in Surat city of Gujarat, guilty of 'rarest of the rare' crime of raping and impregnating his 14- year-old daughter Lisa and later strangling her to death. The body was recovered from a secluded place near Dumas road here on June 30, 2017.
According to prosecution, Das had repeatedly raped his daughter Lisa while he was living with his second wife(victim's step-mother) who was not aware of it. When she became pregnant, Tukna hatched conspiracy to kill her in cold blooded manner. The court awarded death sentence to him. The DNA test had confirmed the same. (UNI)