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Court gives clean chit to actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, family members in molestation case

April 28, 2022 3:10 pm

The court gave a clean chit to Nawazuddin, his brothers Minazuddin, Fayazuddin, Ayazuddin and his mother Mehrunissa.

Bombay HC grants relief from coercive action to Mahesh Manjrekar, producers in POCSO case

March 01, 2022 11:37 pm

The court also issued notices to respondent authorities to respond to the plea seeking quashing of the FIR lodged by Mahim Police station on February 24.

‘No change if few days more’: How a Bihar POCSO court tried rape in 1 day

December 05, 2021 11:16 am

🔴 Defence counsel Vinit Prakash, appointed by the government after no one from Yadav's side came forward, says: "I met Dilip twice in jail. He said when his family is not supporting him, he should be left to his fate. Yet, I tried my best to defend him.”

24-yr-old man acquitted of raping, abducting minor: 'Possibility of victim giving statement under pressure'

April 28, 2021 1:26 am

The court also held that the minor stating that a "bad act" was committed by the accused was not sufficient to construe that he had sexually assaulted her.

Elderly arrested for raping a nine-year-old girl in Tripura

March 14, 2021 5:29 pm

The accused elderly was produced before a court, which was yet to pronounce its verdict till the filing of this report.

Teen booked for rape after 15-yr-old girl gives birth

February 01, 2021 1:50 am

In the complaint, the girl's maternal grandfather alleged that the boy, who lives in the neighbourhood, allegedly raped the girl when she was alone in the house, but they did not register the FIR earlier fearing social stigma, said police.

‘Aghast’ at handling of POCSO case, HC seeks all judgments of trial court judge

December 23, 2020 4:29 am

The order was passed Monday in a leave petition filed by Delhi Police in February against the trial court’s December 2019 judgment in a case pertaining to the rape of a minor.

Speaking for the voiceless

July 22, 2017 8:39 am

Criminal justice process would benefit from more elements of inquisitorial system.

Child rights body opens POCSO cell to monitor cases of sexual abuse

June 11, 2017 5:30 am

In 2016, 40 per cent of the accused, booked for sexually abusing a child, were acquitted. There was a sudden rise in the number of such cases from 62 in 2014 to 81 in 2015. Police had registered 80 cases of sexual abuse last year as well.

Bengaluru: Five-year-old girl sexually assaulted, dumped on roadside

June 03, 2017 4:50 pm

The girl had bleeding head injuries and was immediately rushed to the state-run Bowring hospital.