POCSO

Four arrested over sexual assault of minor girls at shelter home run by NGO in Jharkhand

An FIR under the POCSO Act and various sections of the IPC was lodged following a complaint by two minor girls who were rescued by police after they escaped from the shelter home

published on : 16th June 2021

TikTok star held for raping, impregnating minor

Vellikkulangara police on Saturday arrested TikTok personality Ambili aka Vignesh Krishna, 19, for allegedly raping and impregnating a minor girl.

published on : 13th June 2021

Over 49,000 pending rape, POCSO cases disposed of amid COVID-19 pandemic: Centre 

In a tweet, MyGovIndia said 641 fast track special courts already operational include 341 exclusive Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act courts.

published on : 10th June 2021

Hyderabad: Man kills auto driver in suspected revenge case 

The local police reached the spot and shifted the body to Osmania General Hospital for postmortem.

published on : 7th June 2021

P.E teacher detained for sexual misconduct in Mayiladuthurai, school alumni gather in his support

According to sources, the complainant, a 21-year-old girl studying third year in an Arts college, complained that she was molested by the teacher three years ago.

published on : 7th June 2021

POCSO case: Bail denied to school teacher

On Saturday, special judge TH Mohammed Farooq, refused to provide any relief dismissed the bail application.

published on : 6th June 2021

#MeToo: POCSO court grants Chennai police custody of PSBB teacher for three days

According to the prosecution, several students of Class XI and XII and alumni alleged that the teacher sexually misbehaved with them

published on : 1st June 2021

Sports coach booked under POCSO

The accused, also a GST dept staff, took sleeping pills and is currently under treatment

published on : 29th May 2021

14-year-old employed at TRS leader’s house gets pregnant, case registered under POCSO Act

Interestingly, the authorities have not filed a case under the Child Labour Act, even though the minor was working as a maid at the leader’s house.

published on : 28th May 2021

Crime Branch to submit chargesheet in Palathayi sexual abuse case

It was in December 2020 that the new SIT led by DySP T K Rathnakumar collected blood-stained tile from the teachers’ wash room for forensic examination.

published on : 28th May 2021

Chennai police arrest PSBB School teacher accused of sexual harassment under POCSO Act

The management of PSBB School on Monday noon suspended G Rajagopalan, a class 12 Commerce and Accountancy teacher from the KK Nagar Branch.

published on : 25th May 2021

Set up special courts for POCSO cases: Karnataka HC tells state

High Court notes that the requirement of Section 35 is for the benefit of the child victim and not for the accused

published on : 8th May 2021

High Court recalls five orders quashing Pocso cases

Hence, it directed to post the case immediately after the reopening of the court after the summer vacation.

published on : 30th April 2021

Chennai priest among four held under Pocso Act for sexual abuse of playback singer's daughter

The arrests came after the playback singer lodged a complaint. Apart from the priest Henri, those arrested included the singer's sister, the latter's husband and the husband's brother.

published on : 24th April 2021

Madrasa teacher sentenced to 20 years rigorous imprisonment for sexually assaulting boy

The public prosecutor (Pocso cases) said Madhani was sentenced to 20 years of RI under Section 6 of the Pocso Act and another 10 years of RI under Section 377 of the IPC. Both would run concurrently.

published on : 23rd April 2021
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