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Collector removes principal booked under POCSO Act

Thakur was arrested on January 31, 2017 after a complaint lodged by Child Line for sexually harassing students at a KV school in Bengaluru.

published on : 11th September 2018

Activists fret as POCSO cases pile up

According to an affidavit filed in the Delhi High Court, out of 5,217 POCSO cases over three years, from 2012 to 2015, 575 cases, or 11 per cent, were pending.

published on : 9th September 2018

Minor rape victims will be entitled for compensation: Supreme Court

The ruling comes after the Centre told the court that the POCSO Act does not provide for any compensation.

published on : 5th September 2018

Man gets life imprisonment for raping minor niece

The first such conviction in the State after the Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance, 2018 came into force stipulating death penalty or life-term for rape of girl below 12 years.

published on : 1st September 2018

Hyderabad: Cousin kidnaps teen, sexually harrasses her

The issue came to light on Friday after the victim, a native of Karnataka, filed a complaint with police.

published on : 1st September 2018

Majority calls to 1098 on child beggary

Bengaluru Nodal Officer for Childline 1098, G Nagasimha Rao, says they receive calls on cases related to corporal punishment, violation of POCSO.

published on : 1st September 2018

Man sexually assaults daughter: POCSO slapped

The girl’s mother in her complaint said the incident happened when the family members were away.

published on : 31st August 2018

HMs, education officers trained in dealing with kids under POCSO Act

 The School Education Department in collaboration with the Social Defence Department conducted a training in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for 32 school.

published on : 30th August 2018

Pastor held for sexually harassing Ongole school student

According to Yesubabu, the issue came to light during the surprise inspections conducted by the Child Welfare Committee in the district on Thursday.

published on : 19th August 2018

Child victims rehabilitation: Panel prepares standard operating procedure

Mariswamy said once the draft is fine-tuned, an awareness drive will be launched to sensitise departments concerned about their respective roles.

published on : 11th August 2018

School teacher sentenced for life term for sexually harassing student

The incident came to light when mother of the child lodged an FIR with the police against Uday and the school authorities.

published on : 7th August 2018

Are child victims of sexual offences being denied justice in Telangana?

As per NCRB publications, conviction rate for cases of child sexual abuse in the State has considerably declined to 7.9 per cent in 2016 from 9.5 per cent in 2015

published on : 6th August 2018

Watchman held for abusing three-year-old

The police registered a case under section 376 (rape) and POCSO ACT case on accused and arrested him.

published on : 5th August 2018

Discrepancies need not discredit child victims' depositions in sexual abuse cases: Delhi High Court

The court also said that under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, a statement about the incident of sexual abuse can be made only to a police officer or a magistrate.

published on : 5th August 2018

Female genital mutilation violative of constitutional rights: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday said the practice of female genital mutilation is a crime punishable under the Indian Peal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act).

published on : 30th July 2018
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