The girl had met Vishal at his shop in Ahmedabad where she lived earlier with her family. She had worked for 10 days at Vishal’s shop during her summer break in 2017. She then moved to Vadodara along with her mother for schooling last year.
The alleged incident took place on April 26, when the minor had reportedly gone to meet Roy. Her family lodged a complaint with Falta police station. However, as there was no arrest despite starting a case under POCSO Act, the minor’s father approached the Commission.
A woman bank officer who lodged an FIR against an employee of Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank posted at Parwanoo for raping her on the pretext of marriage in February this year, has accused Panchkula police of not arresting the accused. She has accused the police of implicating her and her family members in false POCSO […]
Madras High Court made two significant suggestions — that the age for the definition of a “child” be taken as 16 rather than 18, and that the Act account for the difference in age between the offender and the girl involved in consensual sex.
The proposal comes six years after the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was implemented in November 2012. Setting up of special courts was an essential mandate of the POCSO Act under Section 28 (1).
A bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal expressed displeasure over the way in which Delhi Police’s investigating officer probed a case involving the alleged illegal confinement and sexual assault of a five-year-old boy by a bus conductor.