March 18, 2020 1:40 am
The designated court of additional district judge DD Thakkar pronounced the man guilty under sections 302 (murder), 363 (kidnapping), 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and section 6 of the POCSO Act. The rape and murder took place on August 9, 2018.
February 04, 2020 9:28 pm
The judgment, which was delivered on Monday, also ordered nine-year jail terms for school director Lata Gupta, administration officer Dipak Mehrotra and his wife Tannu. School principal Jitendra Kumar has been given three-year jail term.
January 18, 2020 5:56 pm
The quantum of sentence in the case will be announced on January 30.
January 14, 2020 2:24 am
“No doubt, that the applicant, under the preview of POCSO Act, is a minor, however, the facts of the present case indicate that she had sufficient knowledge and capacity to know full import of what she was doing and had only thereafter voluntarily joined the complainant,” the High Court said.
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.
January 11, 2020 4:15 am
A court in Bareilly Friday awarded death sentence to two persons from her village who were convicted of the crime.
January 07, 2020 3:38 am
At a cabinet meeting, Soren also directed that necessary posts be created for judicial officers in these special courts in every district. He also ordered the creation of additional 154 posts for the functioning of these 22 courts.
January 06, 2020 3:26 pm
A senior police office said that a case was registered against the IPS officer in Guwahati on January 3 based on a complaint by the mother of the victim.
December 24, 2019 6:19 am
According to police, the 24-year-old accused lives in the same residential complex as that of the victim. The police have booked the accused under IPC sections 376 for rape and sections of the POCSO (Protection of Children against Sexual Offences) Act.
December 13, 2019 8:58 pm
The police have taken the accused under arrest and remanded him to judicial custody.
May 19, 2018 9:35 am
The government's proposal to modify the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act or POCSO Act and ensure death penalty for child rapists has many problems. Shalini Nair reports.