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Pittsfield Man Sentenced for Child Sexual Assault: Berkshire County DA Reports

Pittsfield Man Sentenced for Child Sexual Assault

Pittsfield Man Sentenced for Child Sexual Assault: Berkshire County DA Reports. (PHOTO: Clarity Child Guidance Center)

Legal Response and Judicial Oversight

According to Mass Live, in a disturbing case out of

, a 69-year-old man named Lochan Kissoon has been handed a two-year jail sentence after pleading guilty to two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14. The Berkshire County District Attorney’s Office confirmed Kissoon’s plea and subsequent sentencing shedding light on the gravity of the charges of child sexual assault. The sentencing presided over by Judge John A. Agostini in Berkshire Superior Court, reflects the severity of the crimes committed.

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Protecting Vulnerable Victims: Response to Child Sexual Assault

According to prosecutors, Kissoon’s offenses stem from a harrowing incident in June 2021 during which he sexually assaulted a child in his apartment. The details of the case underscore the vulnerability of the victim and the need for swift and decisive legal action to protect children from harm. In addition to the jail term, Kissoon has been ordered to have no contact with anyone under 16 years old upon release and is mandated to register as a sex offender highlighting the stringent measures imposed to safeguard the community. As the community grapples with the repercussions of this disturbing case, authorities emphasize the importance of vigilance and swift response to instances of child sexual assault. The sentencing serves as a stark reminder of the imperative to prioritize the safety and well-being of children, ensuring that perpetrators are held accountable for their actions. The Berkshire County District Attorney’s Office remains committed to pursuing justice and providing support to victims of such heinous crimes.

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