• Tag results for POCSO

Girls’ home head held for ‘sexual assault’

The girl who alleged sexual assault by the superintendent, was recently shifted to another government-run home in Kadapa where she complained about the alleged sexual assault on her to an NGO. 

published on : 13th November 2018

22-year-old held for patricide

Sasidharan and Sarath were under the influence of alcohol and this made them verbally abusing each other. 

published on : 21st October 2018

To gain judge’s sympathy, POCSO accused tries to kill self

A senior police officer said Kumar (24) was arrested by Hennur police in 2017 after he had eloped with a 13-year-old girl.

published on : 17th October 2018

Man gets 18-year jail term for raping minor

A Champai district court has sentenced a man to 18 years rigorous imprisonment for raping a minor girl three years ago.

published on : 13th October 2018

Degree student arrested for assaulting Class VII student in Hyderabad

Nitin was arrested and booked under POCSO Act after he intimidated and assaulted the 13-year-old in front of her house when her parents were away.

published on : 8th October 2018

Government child helpline appears in pornographic content search results, lewd calls received

The helpline number operated under the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offenses Act has been defunct since September.

published on : 7th October 2018

No country for women?

In the last four years, Telangana reportedly saw over 1,700 women and children rescued from sex trafficking.

published on : 7th October 2018

Lady teacher held over Class X student’s abduction

The 40-year-old lady teacher employed in a school here, who allegedly eloped with a teenaged boy, has been arrested on abduction charges.

published on : 29th September 2018

After dad, 10-year-old girl raped by neighbour as well

The incident which took place on Thursday, involved a 10 year old school girl from Alwal realising after a counselling session that her father had been raping her.

published on : 29th September 2018

Noon meal organiser held for rape bid

A noon meal organiser was arrested under sections of POCSO Act for allegedly attempting to sexually assault a nine-year-old girl of the school where he oversaw work in Thanjavur.

published on : 24th September 2018

‘Police did not handle the case with sincerity’

It was found that the child was unable to pass urine in spite of a full bladder.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Vulgar calls leave NCPCR helpline defunct for over a month; kids in distress

Sources in NCPCR said the child rights body was forced to make the number, operated as Prevention of Children from Sexual Offenses (Act) e-box helpline, non-operational last month.

published on : 21st September 2018

Kerala High Court asks state government to explain Special Public Prosecutors' posting procedure 

On G Subrothan’s appointment in Kollam, the court said the records reveal the District Judge concerned could not assess his merit and had recommended at least two other persons as being good.

published on : 20th September 2018

Pondicherry youth arrested for sexual assault of seven-year-old girl

The girl suffered injuries in her private parts and was admitted to the Indira Gandhi Government General Hospital and Post Graduate Institute

published on : 18th September 2018

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
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