POSCO Act

Youth held for raping teen in J&K's Ganderbal

A case was registered under Sections 451 and 376 of the Ranbir Penal Code and Section 4 of the POSCO Act, the officer said.

published on : 14th May 2019

Tiruvannamalai: 15 minor girls rescued from home after they reveal sex abuse in writing

The rescued children have since been shifted to a government facility and further probe was on in the case, police added.

published on : 30th January 2019

55-year-old Chennai man booked for molesting three minors including granddaughters

The accused was a construction labourer, and had earlier been arrested for attempting to murder his wife, said police.

published on : 23rd January 2019

Vellore: Amid doubts, 'parents' summoned for DNA test after sexual assault on child

Doctors are learnt to have informed DCPU officials that someone had brutally attacked the girl on her chest, leading to fractures and blood clot in her lungs.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Newborn delivered by minor girl in Odisha tribal school hostel dies, headmistress suspended

Shraban Pradhan was arrested for allegedly raping the minor girl when she had gone to her village under Daringbadi police limits during vacation a few months back.

published on : 14th January 2019

Two juveniles in Delhi sent to protective custody for sodomising, attempting to murder minor

A surgery of the victim was conducted at a government hospital here and 58 days after the incident, his mother lodged a police complaint, alleging that he was sexually assaulted.

published on : 14th January 2019

Indian man in Singapore gets 13-year jail term, 12 strokes of cane for sexual assault of minor

After school, Udhayakumar used to take her to various places in the neighbourhood to engage in petting, giving her between SGD5 and SGD10 after each session.

published on : 12th January 2019

Kailash Satyarthi slams Parliament for not taking up anti-trafficking bill

Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi said the Parliament must have one dedicated day to discuss issues and challenges related child safety and their education and well being.

published on : 12th January 2019

Maharashtra makes it compulsory for doctors to treat victims of acid attacks, sexual assault

India has been beset with the problem of acid attacks on young women and sexual crimes and often they are turned away by unscrupulous hospitals. 

published on : 12th January 2019

Three-day-old baby girl in Delhi sold for Rs 5 lakhs, trafficked to MP

The woman sold the baby to a woman whom she met through an acquaintance working in a fertility clinic for Rs 1.25 lakh, who was later sold for Rs 5 lakh.

published on : 6th January 2019

Law to protect children from sexual offenses gets more teeth

The Cabinet approved changes to Section 6 of the POCSO Act, enhancing the punishment for aggravated penetrative sexual assault.

published on : 29th December 2018

Child pornography vile, has no place on our messaging platform, says WhatsApp

While we cannot see the messages that people share with one another, we can and do take action based on user reports including banning accounts, a WhatsApp spokesperson said.

published on : 7th December 2018

Court awards 12 year-jail term to Bihar man for raping wife's minor sister

The man, during his second visit to his in-laws' house after marriage, raped his minor sister-in-law (wife's sister, the police said, adding that the girl had lodged an FIR the next day.

published on : 18th November 2018

Kailash Satyarthi calls on Pope; seeks support for new global law against digital child sexual abuse

The extraterritorial jurisdiction for the proposed law is absolutely essential as online crimes transcend across borders, Satyarthi said during his meeting with the head of the Catholic church here.

published on : 16th November 2018

Madhya Pradesh HC upholds man's death sentence for raping, killing minor

He had kidnapped the victim in the evening of December 15, 2017 and later raped her in a pit at a secluded place in Manawar town in the district.

published on : 16th November 2018
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