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POCSO cases: Not allowed to use discretion, award lesser sentence in special cases, says Delhi court

The court pointed out that it was mandated by law to convict a person to no lesser than 10 years in jail.

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Child rights panel report: Offenders in most POCSO cases in Delhi known to victims

The report, which was tabled in the Delhi Assembly Tuesday, notes that the rate of disposal of cases filed under the POCSO Act is dismal, with the average percentage of conviction at just 2 per cent.

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POCSO cases: Victims’ exposure to accused in court disturbing, HC told

Citing an instance, he informed the court that a very young girl deposing before the court couldn’t see the Judge and vice-versa and had to sit on the ledge of the witness box.

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Chandigarh cops draw flak for violating POCSO Act

The commission has also written to SSP Sukhchain Singh Gill to ensure that such lapse on part of the police authorities is not reported in the future.

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Two minors sexually assaulted, ‘one by father, another by brother-in-law’

The police arrested the accused from their residences on Friday night after recording the victims’ statements and subjecting them to medical tests.

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Juvenile justice: Rights panel readying plan to follow Centre’s 2013 guidelines

As per the guidelines notified in September 2013, the sessions court hearing a case registered under the POCSO Act, should have a separate waiting area for the complainant.


Sexual assault of 5-year-old: Child rights panel for FIR against school administrator, bus conductor

The offence under Section 19, read with Section 21 (2), of the POCSO Act attracts imprisonment up to one year and fine.

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STA officials inspect school buses, find irregularities

Going by this agreement, it means that the school is very much responsible for its buses and for any incident happening on the bus as the school principal plays a significant role in the PTA and the management committees as well.

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Both principal, bus operator violated POCSO Act, reveals preliminary probe

The principal told the commission that he immediately asked the parents to give him in writing about the incident, but they declined since they did not want the police case.

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3-yr-old abused in Noida play school, staffer suspect

A senior officer said an FIR has been lodged and investigation is going on.

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Mob violence in west Bangalore after child sex assault case in local school

The physical education teacher has been booked for rape and offences under the POCSO Act.

Teacher held for ‘raping’ 3-yr-old in a Bhandup school premises

The victim is a kindergarten student with the school where the 32-year-old accused was working as a supervisor.

Cases under POCSO pile up, court asks govt for report

Only 266 cases were disposed of between January and June, according to the data submitted to the court.


Man arrested for ‘sexually abusing’ 7-year-old

On Thursday, the victim visited the accused’s residence at around 5:30 pm while he was alone in the house.

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Six-month-old raped in Gujarat’s Patan district

The rape took place late last night and the accused is on the run, while the toddler is critical at the moment

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