Kottiyoor rape case: Kerala HC reduces sentence awarded to ex-priest Robin Vadakkamcheril

The case attracted public rage after the survivor approached the Supreme Court expressing willingness to marry the accused.

published on : 1st December 2021

73-year-old woman spends 45 days in jail after neighbour’s Pocso trap

The woman had to spend 45 days in jail as the police invoked charges under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act on the complaint by the 14-year-old boy.

published on : 1st December 2021

Monson case: Case registered against NRI Anitha Pullayil for revealing name of Pocso victim

The Crime Branch on Tuesday registered a case against Italy-based Keralite Anitha Pullayil, for allegedly revealing the identity of a victim in a case registered under Pocso Act. 

published on : 1st December 2021

In Kerala, CPI (M) man arrested for sexually assaulting a minor girl; expelled from party

In Pathanamthitta, police book 12 people including a CPI (M) branch secretary PS Sajimon and a youth wing leader P Nassar for sexually abusing a woman party worker.

published on : 29th November 2021

In India's 'fastest' rape case conviction, Bihar man gets life term in one day's proceedings

The verdict is considered the fastest delivered by any POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) court in the country.

published on : 28th November 2021

Enforce POCSO Act strictly, Stalin tells officials

The chief minister issued these directives while reviewing the implementation of the POCSO Act at a meeting in the Secretariat.

published on : 28th November 2021

Sexual abuse case: Police get custody of college correspondent

Alleging that many girl students were sexually abused by  Jothimurugan, the students of the private nursing college in Muthanampatti staged a protest on November 19.

published on : 27th November 2021

Lifer serving term in open-air Rajasthan jail rapes daughter staying with him, escapes

The incident putting a question mark over the progressive concept of the open-air jail in Rajasthan came to light after the victim girl's mother lodged a complaint with the police.

published on : 25th November 2021

Are Tamil Nadu schools unsafe for girl students? A government school teacher, headmistress arrested in connection with sexual assault on class 8 student

The Headmistress of the school landed in police custody for trying to cover up the incident and threatening the survivor.

published on : 24th November 2021

In TN, 14-year-old rape survivor gives birth, approaches child welfare committee for help while rapist roams freely

The child welfare committee has asked the police to book the rapist under (POCSO) Act within 15 days.

published on : 24th November 2021

Allahabad High Court says oral sex with minor 'not major offence', reduces assaulter's jail term

The high court held that the convict could not be charged under section 6 of POCSO Act as the oral sex does not fall in the category of aggravated sexual assault or sexual assault.

published on : 24th November 2021

POCSO case: Victim hostile, but Karnataka HC not to quash rape case

Court says even if minor gave consent, it is not considered as such

published on : 24th November 2021

Madurai reviews POCSO cases; finds nine awaiting relief

“The family of the victims change the place of residence and contact numbers to escape from societal pressure.

published on : 24th November 2021

POCSO case: Govt school headmaster suspended

Chief Education Officer (CEO) M Ramakrishnan described the action as “unusual” and that it was taken in public interest.  

published on : 23rd November 2021

Duo arrested after two Muslim schoolgirls allegedly attacked by members of Hindu groups

The accused released a moral policing video on social media against the girls for handing over a burqa to a non-Muslim girl

published on : 19th November 2021
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