The detailed court order is awaited.
According to the prosecution, led by public prosecutor Vinod More, the victim was raped by the accused, who was her father’s acquaintance.
The girl’s father had gone to his village when the accused took her to his house and committed the offence. He threatened to kill her if she revealed about the assault.
A few days after the incident, the victim complained of stomach pain and confided in her sister, the prosecution said.
(The victim’s identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault)