Crimes against children

Lakhimpur Kheri rape and murder: Family says victims were supportive, ambitious

The elder sister, who was 17, had left education midway and was taking care of the ailing mother. The other wanted to complete her studies and earn for the family.

published on : 18th September 2022

Nursery student raped in school bus by driver in Bhopal

The police have arrested the bus driver and a woman attendant who, according to the child's parents, was present inside the vehicle when the incident took place last Thursday.

published on : 13th September 2022

As NCRB data suggests poor women and child safety records, experts raise concerns

According to the latest National Crime Records Bureau data, a total of 2,189 cases of human trafficking were registered in 2021 as compared to 1,714 in 2020, showing an increase of 27.7 per cent.

published on : 30th August 2022

Mizoram teacher arrested for stripping six-year-old girl of school uniform

The accused teacher Lalbiakengi was arrested on Saturday following a complaint by a child protection unit, the police said.

published on : 28th August 2022

‘Good touch, bad touch’ confusing, replace them: Legal body on POCSO debate

Parvathi Menon A, counsel for KeLSA, submitted that the unhealthy notion prevailing in society, especially among children, regarding sex education is a major concern to be addressed.

published on : 26th July 2022

Odisha girl asks stepmother for Rs 5, gets branded with hot iron rod

It came to light on Sunday when locals informed the police after seeing multiple injury marks on the body of the class 4 student when she was going to tuition.

published on : 14th June 2022

Hyderabad gang rape: After state women's panel, now NCW issues notice to Telangana Police

The NCW, in a statement, said it has come across an article that reported that five cases of rape against minor girls were reported in Hyderabad in a week.

published on : 7th June 2022

Gangrape, killing of 13-year-old girl in Bulandshahr: DCW writes to Yogi seeking action

The DCW has also sought an FIR against the police officers concerned for allegedly refusing to act in the matter.

published on : 6th June 2022

Tiruchy horror: Minor girl stabbed in multiple places by man in broad daylight

The 16-year-old girl was returning home after giving her exam when the man, identified as Kesavan, stabbed her multiple times with a knife, including on her neck.

published on : 1st June 2022

Kochi horror: Youths use Instagram to trap teenage girl, get nude pictures

 Police said the incident has once again exposed the activities of rackets that are into collecting nude pics of children for selling them in dark web.    

published on : 29th May 2022

Bengal man kills six-year-old son by drowning him in pond

The son went missing in the morning, following which his family members started looking for him. Later, they found his body near a pond.

published on : 28th May 2022

Parents of child who is victim of sexual offence cannot enter into compromise with accused: HC

The court said an FIR registered for offences punishable under the POCSO Act cannot be quashed on the basis of a compromise.

published on : 24th May 2022

Uttar Pradesh: Pali SHO wanted in connection with raping minor girl inside police station held 

NHRC has issued notices to the Chief Secretary and the Director-General of Police, Government of Uttar Pradesh calling for a report within four weeks.

published on : 4th May 2022

Himachal horror: Hawker tries to rape teenager, slit her throat after facing resistance

Una police arrested the accused on April seven after registering a first information report (FIR) under section 302 (murder) on April 5.

published on : 12th April 2022

Rape of minor girl in Bengal's Hanskhali: Second suspect arrested

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed doubt about the cause of the minor girl's death and wondered if the class 9 student died after a fall following a slap by someone.

published on : 12th April 2022

Missing girl found dead in car outside UP ashram built by supporters of Asaram Bapu

The deceased, a resident of Bimaur village, was reported missing on Thursday, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Shivraj Prajapati said.

published on : 8th April 2022

MP: Woman kills toddler son as husband refuses to accept him as his child

The incident occurred a few days back in Bijuri area, around 60 kms from the district headquarters, police said.

published on : 7th April 2022

Dalit girl rape: HC to hear on September 27 PIL for FIR against Rahul Gandhi for disclosing identity of minor

Senior advocate Sajan Poovayya, representing Twitter, told the court that the tweet in question has been removed as it was found to be in violation of the platform's own policy.

published on : 11th August 2021