POCSO accused hangs self inside Gwalior Central jail

While jail records showed Rawat's age as 20, his family claimed the deceased was 17 years and 11 months and thus a minor.

published on : 27th January 2020

School teacher booked under POCSO Act

A school teacher allegedly behaved indecently with Class 6 student and police filed a case against him under Protection Of Children Against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

published on : 26th January 2020

Andhra government give green light for 13 special POCSO courts

As per the government order issued on Thursday, every district will have one special court with 21 staff members.

published on : 24th January 2020

Child Rights panel sends notice to Balangir SP over two-child sacrifice cases in Odisha

The Commission has asked Balangir SP Madkar S Sampat under what circumstances, Sobhaban was granted bail within few months of committing the crime and what steps did police take.

published on : 22nd January 2020

Five including two teachers booked for gang-raping Class 6 girl in Maharashtra's Nanded

According to the police, the grade 6th student was lured by the teachers into a room under the pretext of showing the video of a cultural program. Instead, she was shown porn and raped. 

published on : 20th January 2020

Two arrested for raping minor in Odisha

The accused are Bhanu Pratap Samal of Singhpur village within Binjharpur police limits in Jajpur district and Biswanath Swain of Kalinga village within Barabil police limits of Keonjhar district.

published on : 20th January 2020

Man gets 15-year jail term for minor's rape

On the basis of a complaint filed by the victim’s sister, police had registered a case under Sections 450 and 376 (I) of IPC and Section 4 of POCSO Act.

published on : 20th January 2020

Man tries to molest sleeping 9-year-old in Bengaluru, escapes

The complainant, an engineer, told the police that the incident took place around 4.30am when the girl was sleeping alone in a room.

published on : 20th January 2020

47-year-old Malappuram man held in for sexually abusing four minor daughters

A 47-year-old man was arrested for sexually abusing his four minor daughters at Valanchery near here on Saturday.

published on : 19th January 2020

Pocso case accused stabbed to death by victim's uncle

The body of Saithalavi was shifted to the Manjeri Government Medical College Hospital for postmortem examination after inquest procedures. Jamsheed would be produced before the court on Friday.

published on : 17th January 2020

Mumbai man jailed in 2017 case of molesting minor actress in flight

The incident occurred on a Delhi-Mumbai Air Vistara flight in December 2017, sparking off a national outrage, and the actress who was 17 then, later "dissociated" herself from Bollywood.

published on : 15th January 2020

Mumbai court convicts man for molesting ex-actor on flight in 2017

Vikas Sachdev was also convicted under relevant provisions of the POCSO Act since the victim was 17 years' old when the incident took place.

published on : 15th January 2020

Special prosecutors needed for POCSO cases: Supreme Court

The SC directed all states to appoint exclusive public prosecutors in all the courts set up exclusively for POCSO cases.

published on : 13th January 2020

Businessman downloads child sexual abuse content from dark web, held in Chennai

Police arrested the 49-year-old suspect, a computer science graduate, soon after he landed at the Chennai airport from New Delhi, where he had gone for a brief visit.

published on : 13th January 2020

Kasargod attender held for molesting 10-year-old schoolgirls 

The inspector said that the parents of the five Class 5 students had filed complaints against the  attender, accusing him of repeatedly assaulting one girl and abusing four others. 

published on : 13th January 2020
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