A local court has sentenced a man to 10 years in jail for sexually assaulting a three-year-old girl on February 25.
Tapas Majumdar (40) was awarded the jail term and a fine of Rs 10,000 was imposed on him by Additional District Judge (II), POCSO court, Manash Basu on Friday.
According to the prosecution, the incident occurred when a couple along with their daughter had gone to attend a wedding ceremony at Sonatala area of Nadia district.
There, the girl went missing. After a search, she was found screaming at a nearby jungle and the man standing in front of her. The man was beaten up by the locals and handed over to police, the prosecution said.