Three men were sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment by a district court here in connection with a 2016 molestation case.
The trio was handed over the punishment recently by District and Special Judge Ashutosh N Karmarkar after they were found guilty of offences under the POCSO Act, 2012 and section 354 A(1)(i) of IPC.
The accused–Mahesh Vishnu Masmare, 20, Naresh Batra, 28 and Gondya Madhya Bond, 21–were also fined a sum of Rs 500 each.
The three had molested a teenage girl in Dadade Palkhi Masmarepada village in Vikramgad taluka on March 25, 2016 when she went to fetch water from a well, according to the prosecution.
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