State Asked to Pay Rs. 10 Lakhs as Compensation to the Victim Within a Month

Port Blair, Jan 20: A Special Court (POCSO) in South Andaman presided by the Hon’ble Special Judge (POCSO) Shri. Raja Chatterjee, today on 20.01.2022 sentenced a 49 years old man, a resident of Dhanikhari Village, with the life conviction who committed repeated rape upon his own daughter in Special Case No. 29 of 2019.

Pronouncing the order on Thursday, Special Judge (POCSO) of South Andaman District observed that “father is fortress and trustee of his daughter, in the instant case, the said father by way of betraying the trust and by taking undue advantage of the trust reposed in him by the daughter ravished the chastity of his daughter and jeopardized her future prospect. The plight of the victim / survivor and the shock suffered by her can be well visualized. The victim girl / survivor with efflux of time would live the traumatic experience and will always be haunted by the memory of unfortunate incidents”

Port Blair, Jan. 20: In order to recognize outstanding sports persons having shown excellence at National and International competition/meet, the State Level Sports Association recognized by A&N SSC have been informed to submit details of achievements of the sportspersons who have won the medals / position in the recognized National and International meet held during April 2020 to March 2021.

Port Blair, Jan. 20: The District Magistrate, South Andaman has notified that the road leading from Bird Line Junction to Calicut Pema Junction has been closed for all the heavy vehicles viz. heavy truck, water /oil tanker, heavy goods & carriage vehicle, passenger bus etc w.e.f Jan.18 to 28 for carrying out repair work.

However, LMVs and two wheelers are allowed to move through the route through alternative arrangement as per the feasibility at work site.

Port Blair, Jan 20: The Member of Parliament, A&N Islands, Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief Secretary, Andaman & Nicobar Administration to provide a ship for the Car Nicobar Island as soon as possible, so that these stranded tribal people at Port Blair can reach Car Nicobar and other people who are stranded at Car Nicobar can return back to Port Blair.

Port Blair, Jan. 20:  During the RT-PCR test conducted on 102 passengers who arrived here yesterday, 25 positive cases have been detected. Today, 6 flights with 496 passengers arrived, out of which, 376 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 110 passengers (1 foreign traveler) and the reports are awaited.