Seven years after committing the crime, a man was awarded 10 years imprisonment for raping a mute girl in Daultabad of Mahbubnagar district. On March 17, 2013, the accused who runs a toddy shop raped the mute girl. The then Kodangal CI Vijay Lal registered a case and arrested Mahesh Goud. The first additional sessions court, Mahbubnagar inquired 12 witnesses and convicted Mahesh in the case issuing 10 years of imprisonment along with a penalty of Rs 3,000. The relatives of the girl welcomed the court’s order. In a similar case, a man from Karimnagar was given a life sentence for raping a minor girl in 2016.