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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.
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.
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.
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.
The proposed amendments provide for a jail term for propagating child pornography and fine for not reporting it.
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.
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
A 13-year-old minor girl, who was found to be six months pregnant on Monday, was allegedly raped by her elder brother.
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.
Until there is certainty and swiftness of justice and punishment, there won’t be any deterrence.
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.
The school is co-educational with over 300 students from class VI to class X. Baskar, 40, was the school headmaster.
According to police, her father and one of his friends, who was living with them, raped her repeatedly.
The conviction rate in POCSO cases has been on a decline in Telangana.
The 40-year-old accused was arrested under the POCSO Act.