• Tag results for POCSO

Vellore: ‘Parents’ of three-month-old baby girl booked for penetrative sex assault

The incident came to light when the infant was admitted to Christian Medical College by a couple — who claimed to be her parents — as she had contracted an urinary tract infection.

published on : 21st January 2019

16-year-old Telangana girl raped for three years by cousin, his friends

After taking three days to gather the courage, the girl told her parents who rushed to the police station where a POCSO Act case has been registered.

published on : 14th January 2019

Government proposes immediate assistance for POCSO victims

In September 2018, the Supreme Court had even directed that the POCSO victims be paid compensation under the NALSA compensation scheme wherein rape victims can get between Rs 4 and Rs 7 lakh. 

published on : 8th January 2019

Dwarka shelter home abuse: Welfare officer among four women staff arrested

During an inspection of the private shelter home on Thursday, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) found that girl inmates were severely punished by the staff for not following rules.

published on : 30th December 2018

Cabinet clears changes in POCSO Act, wants death for child abusers

The proposed amendments provide for a jail term for propagating child pornography and fine for not reporting it.

published on : 28th December 2018

Maharashtra: Raped by uncle, 17-year-old gives birth to baby in seven months

The incident came to light when the girl was taken to a local government hospital as she complained of stomach ache, where she gave birth to a premature baby.

published on : 27th December 2018

Unnao rape case: FIR against victim, mother, uncle on charges of forgery

TNIE had reported in April this year that in the light of medical report prepared after her age determination test in June 2017, the victim could not be a minor when she was allegedly raped in June, l

published on : 26th December 2018

‘Rape’ leaves minor pregnant, brother booked

A 13-year-old minor girl, who was found to be six months pregnant on Monday, was allegedly raped by her elder brother.

published on : 26th December 2018

UP: Man arrested after court order for raping minor

Police arrested Suhail on Monday for raping the girl in Rarkali village under Bhopa police station area in Muzaffarnagar district on gunpoint in June, according to the complaint filed by the girl.

published on : 25th December 2018

Data on child abuse not correct: Swati Maliwal

Until there is certainty and swiftness of justice and punishment, there won’t be any deterrence.

published on : 24th December 2018

Kids unsafe: POCSO cases soar in Delhi

Delhi Police spokesperson Madhur Verma attributes the rise in the number of cases to more and more people coming out to report abuses committed against minors.

published on : 24th December 2018

Headmaster on the run after girl complains of sexual harassment

The school is co-educational with over 300 students from class VI to class X. Baskar, 40, was the school headmaster.

published on : 24th December 2018

Punjab: Minor raped by father, his friend; found pregnant

According to police, her father and one of his friends, who was living with them, raped her repeatedly.

published on : 21st December 2018

Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy district to get new POCSO courts

The conviction rate in POCSO cases has been on a decline in Telangana.

published on : 21st December 2018

Man held for raping 3-year-old in Delhi on Nirbhaya's sixth anniversary

The 40-year-old accused was arrested under the POCSO Act.

published on : 17th December 2018
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