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POCSO ACT NEWS

Are you willing to marry her, SC asks man accused of raping girl, grants protection from arrest

March 01, 2021 10:16 pm

When the hearing commenced, the bench also comprising Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian, asked the accused "Are you willing to marry her."

Woman held for 'posting girl's picture with price tag' on social media

February 26, 2021 7:14 pm

According to police, the accused Radha Singh (32), a resident of Gota in Ahmedabad and native of Morena in Madhya Pradesh, was held by a team of Cyber Crime Cell of Ahmedabad police on Friday after a complainant approached them.

Bail plea of rape accused denied: ‘Pandemic delayed trial, but prosecution ready to proceed now’

February 23, 2021 3:52 am

“Admitted fact is that because of the pandemic situation in the world and the lockdown, the trial was stuck but the prosecution is ready to proceed with the matter,” the court said.

Pune man gets 30 years' rigorous imprisonment for rape and abuse of teenage daughter

February 21, 2021 7:43 pm

According to police, the incident took place before October 2019, after which the girl became pregnant and even had a miscarriage.

Judge behind POCSO verdicts gets one-year tenure extension

February 13, 2021 4:32 am

“In exercise of power conferred by clause (1) of Article 224 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Smt Pushpa Virendra Ganediwala, to be an additional judge of the Bombay High Court for a period of one year with effect from 13 February 2021,” the warrant of appointment stated.

Hyderabad court awards death penalty to man for raping and killing 5-year-old

February 10, 2021 9:40 am

Pronouncing the judgment on Tuesday, Judge B Suresh Babu of the MSJ court in LB Nagar sentenced the accused, D Dinesh Kumar (23), to capital punishment and a fine of Rs 1,000.

Identity of rape, POCSO offence survivor not to be disclosed, rules HC

January 31, 2021 7:47 pm

According to the ruling, the information on which the media should exercise restraint include the names of parents or relatives of a victim, relation of the accused with the victim, residential/occupational/work address of the accused and victim and village at which the victim and/or accused live.

‘No skin to skin contact’: Supreme Court stays Bombay HC order acquitting man under POCSO Act

January 28, 2021 3:50 am

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde stayed the acquittal after Attorney General K K Venugopal brought the matter to the court’s notice and said it is “unprecedented” and is likely to “set a dangerous precedent”.

NCW to challenge Bombay High Court judgment on sexual assault

January 25, 2021 8:18 pm

This judgment will not only have a cascading effect on various provisions involving safety and security of women in general but also subject all women to ridicule, National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma said.

UP Police identify 4 more minors 'sexually assaulted' by arrested Jalaun BJP leader

January 16, 2021 4:35 am

Police got their information from the two boys who had lodged the case against Ram Bihari Rathor, a retired government employee.

POCSO ACT VIDEOS

Plenty of evidence to show death penalty for child rapists is no deterrent

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

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.