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Tripura: 60-year-old charged under POCSO Act for molesting two children

Speaking to reporters, an Officer in-Charge Friday said the accused is a neighbour of the children. He purportedly abused them at their home when their parents were away for work on August 28.

Written by Debraj Deb | Agartala |
September 4, 2020 9:42:38 pm
sexual harassment, chennai sexual harassment case, minor sexually abused, pocso act, life sentence, indian express newsIn its order on maintanability of a bail plea of an accused held for raping a minor who is from a scheduled caste, Justice A S Supehia held that "the caste of a child cannot override or prejudice the security and well-being of a child".

A man in his sixties was charged with sexually abusing two minors, officials in Agartala said. A complaint was lodged at a police station in the Tripura capital on Thursday in connection with the molesting of two girls, aged four and seven.

Speaking to reporters, an Officer in-Charge Friday said the accused is a neighbour of the children. He purportedly abused them at their home when their parents were away for work on August 28.

He was charged under Section 354 of the Indian Penal Code and Section 8 of the POCSO Act. Five cases of rape of minors were registered in different parts of Tripura in August.

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