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UP: Police say ex-BJP leader arrested on charges of child sex abuse operated betting racket too

January 18, 2021 6:29 pm

The ex-BJP leader Ram Bihari Rathore had been involved in various criminal and anti-social activities for the past six-seven years, a senior police official said on Monday.

Gujarat: Man held for ‘molesting daughter, torturing wife’

December 29, 2020 11:39 pm

According to the police, a total of four FIRs were lodged against the accused on Sunday and Monday after his wife made a distress call on 108 mahila helpline number.

Child trafficking racket: Five couples get custody of children in Mumbai

December 09, 2020 1:37 am

Six children had been staying at an adoption centre in Mumbai for over a year after they were rescued by the police last July. The rescued children were all boys and aged between 18 months and seven years.

CBI arrests UP engineer for sexually abusing children, selling their porn videos

November 18, 2020 1:02 pm

CBI sources said he was arrested from Banda after days of surveillance. They alleged that he had been indulging in this activity for the past 10 years and had victimised at least 50 children. The accused allegedly filmed all sexual acts and sold videos and photographs on Darknet.

Watch: Coping with childhood abuse and trauma

February 14, 2020 3:51 pm

Parents need to have the right approach towards child abuse and these tips might help.

Chandigarh POCSO court swiftest among UTs: NCRB

January 12, 2020 4:03 am

The Chandigarh POCSO court has been presided over by Additional District and Sessions Judge Poonam R Joshi from April 26, 2017 onwards.

Mumbai: Court orders FIR against mother of child sexual abuse victim

January 08, 2020 4:46 am

Special Judge A D Deo last Saturday directed the registrar of the Dindoshi court to lodge an FIR against the victim’s mother “for adducing false evidence”.

Explained: How the POCSO Act has been amended

August 10, 2019 8:38 pm

The Act has removed the words "communal or sectarian violence", which had punishment for a person who sexually abused a child during the course of such violence. The words have been replaced with "violence during any natural calamity or in similar situations".

Death included in child abuse law, sexual assault definition widened

July 11, 2019 7:41 am

The amendments cover 21 kinds of sexual crimes that come under the definition of aggravated penetrative sexual assault against children.

Mumbai: Four held in child selling racket, cops say accused part of interstate gang

July 09, 2019 4:24 am

While three persons arrested from Delhi are relatives, the crime branch officers obtained the custody of a fourth person, Julehuma Dalvi (32), from Byculla women’s jail.


SC orders Parliament to discuss chemical castration for child abusers

January 11, 2016 10:42 am

New delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Parliament to discuss a petition filed by lawyer Mahalaxmi Pavani against offenders who commit heinous crimes against infants. Pavani on Monday said that there are many laws against rapists but the punishments mentioned in these laws are not enough for pedophiles.