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Saturday, January 29, 2022



Karnataka: Negligence in POCSO case probe and party at police station; six officials suspended

January 06, 2022 5:04 pm

🔴 Mangaluru city police commissioner N Shashi Kumar said that PSI Rosamma has been suspended in connection with a POCSO case that was reported last year in July.

Two chargesheets in POCSO case: Delhi Police probe a mockery, says court

November 21, 2021 10:47 am

While one chargesheet was filed with the court and the accused’s counsel, the other was given to the public prosecutor and the complainant’s counsel, wherein material facts were allegedly omitted.

Anaemia on rise among children, cases of POCSO highest in UT: CFCI report

October 25, 2021 3:52 am

The initiative was taken with a vision to make the “best interest of children paramount during planning and management of the city,” and the mission to set the city on course to “becoming child friendly, evolved, adopted, implemented and monitored by administration.”

Mumbai: 7-year-old homeless girl kidnapped & raped

July 28, 2021 7:17 am

The police said that on the pretext of giving her food, the addict took the girl to a forest area and raped her. The girl, who has been admitted to a hospital, has not suffered any major injuries.

Bombay HC grants bail to man booked for raping minor

March 21, 2021 7:05 pm

The applicant was arrested on August 6, 2016, and a chargesheet was filed in due course.

Chhattisgarh: Girl raped, killed, her 2 kin also murdered; 6 accused held

February 04, 2021 1:14 am

The incident occurred near Gadhuproda village on January 29, but came into light on Tuesday.

Special court: POCSO Act deals with offences against children, accused to be punished under it instead of IPC Sec 354

January 30, 2021 11:28 pm

The POCSO Act was enacted in 2012 as a special Act to deal with child sexual abuse. It is a gender neutral law with regard to child victims and the accused, who can be booked under it, unlike Section 354 of the IPC that is specifically for woman victims.

Sexual assault under POCSO needs skin to skin contact: Bombay HC

January 27, 2021 2:03 pm

Saying that Section 8 of POCSO provides for stringent punishment of five years’ of rigorous imprisonment (RI), the High Court observed that “stricter proof and serious allegations are required”.

Tripura court sentences man to death for rape and murder of minor

August 22, 2019 12:09 pm

The case was registered at Kadamtala police station in North Tripura on September 27, 2018 and a chargesheet was submitted to the court on March 24 this year. After five months of trial, the accused has been found guilty.

Bombay High Court: Offences committed against children involve moral turpitude, delinquency

June 26, 2018 7:34 am

The Bombay High Court rejected a petition filed by a man — accused of molesting a girl — who had asked for the report of the probation officer before the Special POCSO Court announces its verdict in the case.