Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022

Sexual assault cases


Andaman ‘sex assault’ case: Supreme Court to hear UT’s plea challenging Jitendra Narain's anticipatory bail

October 31, 2022 1:08 pm

The Delhi High Court had granted Narain interim protection from arrest on October 20. The relief was continued by the High Court at Calcutta Circuit Vacation Bench at Port Blair on October 21.

Rajasthan: Disabled minor girl sexually assaulted and abandoned in Alwar, critical

January 13, 2022 3:55 am

🔴 The police have registered a case under the POCSO Act and Section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code, and set up a special investigation team for the inquiry.

SC expands meaning of vulnerable witnesses, directs HCs to set up VWDC committees

January 12, 2022 1:53 am

The SC asked the HC's to give an estimate of manpower required to have VWDC in their respective states within a period of three months.

Explained: Why Biden is backing reform to take away US military’s authority over sexual assault cases

July 03, 2021 8:19 pm

The changes were recommended by an independent commission convened by US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin to overhaul US military’s sexual assault prevention and prosecution process.

Sexual assault: Centre sends states list of dos, don’ts to firm up case

August 10, 2018 6:05 am

Prepared by the Central Forensic Science Laboratory, Chandigarh, the 18-page set of guidelines details the different kinds of evidence that has to be collected in sexual assault cases.

Sexual assault cases: ‘Nirbhaya’ centres to focus on young male victims

March 31, 2015 3:19 am

“The budget allocation has also been done by the corporation. They will start functioning soon,” Nagda said.

22-year-old arrested for ‘rape attempt’ on six-year-old girl

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Avinash Kumar, lured the girl with chocolates and ferried her to the tubewell operating room in a park.

Cops attend refresher course on dealing with sexual assault cases

July 29, 2014 2:43 am

A major concern raised by police officers during this workshop was the shortage of policewomen in the city.

7,613 juveniles fell foul of law last year

July 02, 2014 12:30 am

Maharashtra has also recorded the second highest number of female juvenile offenders at 324, where most of the offenders are between 16-18 years of age.

Discipline and punish

April 08, 2014 12:18 am

A focus on punishment in sexual assault cases may be deflecting attention from real reform.