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Trans woman sentenced for sexually harassing boy -HP NEWS

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A trans woman was sentenced to 7 years in prison for sexually harassing a 16-year-old boy in the Indian state of Kerala.

According to Indian media, a special court in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, sentenced a trans woman to 7 years in prison and a fine of 25 thousand Indian rupees in a case of sexual harassment of a 16-year-old boy.

According to Indian media, this is the first case in Kerala that a transgender has been convicted in a case.

Indian media say that the accused is 34 years old and she is a trans woman.

According to the prosecutor, the accused sexually harassed and threatened a 16-year-old boy in a train in 2016. Later, he was harassed on the phone and on social media. The arrest was made.

After being sentenced by the court, the accused (who has now undergone gender surgery) has been shifted to a special cell in the women’s prison and will soon be shifted to a special transgender prison.



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