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SC Sets Aside 10-yr Sentence In Sexual Assault Case, Says Can’t Disturb Happy Family Life

SC Sets Aside 10-yr Sentence In Sexual Assault Case, Says Can’t Disturb Happy Family Life

The apex court, which was informed about the custom in Tamil Nadu of the marriage of a girl with her maternal uncle, said considering the facts and circumstances of the case, the conviction and sentence of the man deserve to be set aside.

12 May 2022
14-Yr-Old Allegedly Gang-Raped In UP's Basti; All Accused Arrested

14-Yr-Old Allegedly Gang-Raped In UP's Basti; All Accused Arrested

On reaching home, the girl recounted the incident to her family members after which a case was lodged under the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of...

06 May 2022

Man Ordered 10-Year Jail For Teen Rape

The incident occurred in 2018 after the accused established a relationship with the teenager. Her mother had lodged an FIR with the police after the girl...

Rarest Of Rare: Two Sentenced To Death In Rajasthan’s Gruesome Gangrape-Murder Of Tribal Girl

Rarest Of Rare: Two Sentenced To Death In Rajasthan’s Gruesome Gangrape-Murder Of Tribal Girl

It's the first case under the POCSO Act in Rajasthan wherein two culprits were simultaneously sentenced to death.

30 April 2022

NCW Chief Addresses Slew Of Complaints Related To Women Safety In Kerala

The Commissioner of Police and other top police officers were present in the public hearing. She also met Kerala Director General of Police (DGP) Anil Kant and...

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10 January 2022
UP Police Files Chargesheet Against School Owner For Molesting Class 10 Girl Students

UP Police Files Chargesheet Against School Owner For Molesting Class 10 Girl Students

The school owner and his accomplice allegedly laced the food of the young girls with sedatives and later molested them.


04 December 2021
Delhi HC Grants Bail To POCSO Accused, Convinced By His 'Happy Cohabitation' With The Victim

Delhi HC Grants Bail To POCSO Accused, Convinced By His 'Happy Cohabitation' With The Victim

The woman's father, based out of Delhi, had in early 2017 filed a police complaint that she had been been kidnapped. The victim was then 17 years old.


26 November 2021
POCSO Act: 99% Cases Still Pending, Praja Foundation Report Says

POCSO Act: 99% Cases Still Pending, Praja Foundation Report Says

POCSO Cases: A report by Praja Foundation has said that 99% of the cases under the POCSO Act are still pending in the courts, highest number of rape victims...


24 November 2021
Oral Sex With Minor Not 'Aggravated Sexual Assault' Under POCSO: Allahabad HC

Oral Sex With Minor Not 'Aggravated Sexual Assault' Under POCSO: Allahabad HC

While reducing the sentence of a man who sexually assaulted a 10 year old, Allahabad High Court said that oral sex does not fall in the category of aggravated...


18 November 2021
Skin To Skin Contact: How It Travelled Path Of Judiciary

Skin To Skin Contact: How It Travelled Path Of Judiciary

The Supreme court on Thursday quashed the controversial skin to skin contact judgement of the Bombay High Court. The concept of skin to skin contact has now...


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18 November 2021
Most Important Element Of Sexual Assault Is Intent, Not Skin To Skin Contact: Supreme Court

Most Important Element Of Sexual Assault Is Intent, Not Skin To Skin Contact: Supreme Court

Supreme Court made the remark while quashing the controversial judgement of the Bombay High Court which acquitted a man from sexual assault charges under POCSO...


18 November 2021
Most Important Element Of Sexual Assault Is Intent, Not Skin To Skin Contact: Supreme Court

Most Important Element Of Sexual Assault Is Intent, Not Skin To Skin Contact: Supreme Court

Supreme Court made the remark while quashing the controversial judgement of the Bombay High Court which acquitted a man from sexual assault charges under POCSO...


18 November 2021
Supreme Court Sets Aside Bombay High Court's Skin-To-Skin Contact Ruling

Supreme Court Sets Aside Bombay High Court's Skin-To-Skin Contact Ruling

On September 30, the Supreme Court had reserved its judgment on appeals challenging the Bombay High Court verdict, acquitting a person under the Protection of...


28 October 2021
17-Year-Old Kerala Girl Delivers Own Baby At Home Watching YouTube Videos

17-Year-Old Kerala Girl Delivers Own Baby At Home Watching YouTube Videos

The 21-year-old father of the child has been booked under POCSO as well as for rape.


10 October 2021
UP: Class 10 Student Dies By Suicide As Classmate Threatens After Molesting

UP: Class 10 Student Dies By Suicide As Classmate Threatens After Molesting

The police have registered a case under provisions of the POCSO Act and IPC sections 306 (abetment to suicide), 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with...


10 September 2021
8 Charged Under POCSO For Parading Naked Minor Girl To Please Rain God

8 Charged Under POCSO For Parading Naked Minor Girl To Please Rain God

After the video clips went viral , a criminal case has been filed against 8 people, including 6 women in a village in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district. NCPCR...


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13 August 2021
India’s Porn Laws Reveal Nothing, Hide Much More

India’s Porn Laws Reveal Nothing, Hide Much More

A patchwork of laws is ­deployed against porn, ­confusing rather than ­clarifying the fraught terrain where blind spots abound


04 August 2021
Rahul Gandhi Faces Flak From Child Rights Body For Sharing Pic Of Minor Rape Victim's Family

Rahul Gandhi Faces Flak From Child Rights Body For Sharing Pic Of Minor Rape Victim's Family

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has asked Twitter to take action against Rahul Gandhi's handle for sharing the photo saying it violates...


16 July 2021
Girl Abducted And Raped For Five Days In Uttar Pradesh's Amethi

Girl Abducted And Raped For Five Days In Uttar Pradesh's Amethi

The girl's family reported that she was abducted on July 9 after she stepped outside to fill water from a hand pump near her house.


03 April 2021
Man Given Death Sentence For Raping 10-Year-Old, 'Record Time' Judgement In Three And A Half Months

Man Given Death Sentence For Raping 10-Year-Old, 'Record Time' Judgement In Three And A Half Months

Additional Government Counsel Ajumed Singh Chauhan said the offence was committed on December 14, 2020, when Neeraj had lured the girl to a desolate place in...


01 April 2021
3-Year-Old Girl Playing Near Her Home Raped In Raipur, Accused On The Run

3-Year-Old Girl Playing Near Her Home Raped In Raipur, Accused On The Run

The incident took place on Monday afternoon in Dharsiwa police station limits, located on the outskirts of capital Raipur.


12 March 2021
Couple In Their Eighties Get 10 Years For Sexually Assaulting 4-Year-Old Girl

Couple In Their Eighties Get 10 Years For Sexually Assaulting 4-Year-Old Girl

The incident occurred eight years ago after the couple called the minor to their residence and committed the crime.


16 February 2021
Patna School Principal Sentenced To Death For Raping 11-Year-Old Student

Patna School Principal Sentenced To Death For Raping 11-Year-Old Student

The case came to light in September, 2018 when the victim, all of 11 years, was found to be pregnant upon being taken to a doctor by her parents who got...


13 February 2021
Bombay HC Judge's New Tenure Reduced To 1 Year After Her Controversial Verdict On Groping

Bombay HC Judge's New Tenure Reduced To 1 Year After Her Controversial Verdict On Groping

Justice Pushpa Ganediwala had earlier ruled that groping without 'skin-to-skin' does not qualify as sexual assault


05 February 2021
Touching Child's Cheek Without Sexual Intent Not Offence: POCSO Court

Touching Child's Cheek Without Sexual Intent Not Offence: POCSO Court

A special POCSO court on Tuesday acquitted a 28-year-old technician who was previously accused of molesting a 5-year-old's mother.


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