POCSO Act

Man rapes and impregnates partner’s 17-year-old girl, held

The victim’s mother, a 38-year-old woman, works as a daily wage labourer. She lost her husband five years ago, said the police. 

published on : 14th May 2022

12-year-old boy arrested in Thanjavur under POCSO Act for allegedly impregnating 17-year-old girl

According to police, they received information from the police outpost at Government Rajah Mirasudar Hospital that a 17-year-old girl had given birth to a baby girl a few days ago.

published on : 23rd April 2022

50% Pocso case victims in Tiruppur are children of migrant workers

Parents employed in the garment sector said they have no option but to leave their children at home, which makes them easy targets for sexual predators.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Madras HC sentences man to life term for sexually assaulting daughter

According to sources, the victim's mother had died several years ago and the girl was residing with her father, who earned a living repairing tailoring machines.

published on : 20th April 2022

Speech impaired girl gang-raped for 8 days in Odisha

Locals found the girl walking on a deserted road and rescued her. Since the girl was speech impaired, she could not express her condition to her rescuers.

published on : 15th April 2022

Armed Reserve personnel in Virudhunagar impregnates woman, goes back on marriage promise

An Armed Reserve personnel was booked by Virudhunagar All Women Police on Saturday for allegedly impregnating and cheating on a 23-year-old woman.

published on : 4th April 2022

Kallakurichi: Assistant headmaster held for sexually harassing girl students

Meanwhile, on Friday, when he came to the school to extend his leave, the parents gathered and questioned him. 

published on : 3rd April 2022

Saying 'I love you' once not intentional insult to girl's modesty: POCSO court

Special judge Kalpana Patil made the observation on Tuesday, and detailed order was made available on Wednesday.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Duo arrested in Kaloor accident used to give Nitrazepam pills to minor girls

More shocking details are coming out with regard to the arrest of two youth who were nabbed after their car hit two persons at Kaloor resulting in the death of one of them a few days back.

published on : 16th February 2022

Hyderabad school teacher tries to strip and molest glass IV girl; booked under POCSO Act

The girl has been sent for counselling. It is learned that the accused had been nabbed, but police are yet to confirm it.

published on : 5th February 2022

9-year-old girl critical after rape, accused arrested

As the girl had sustained critical injuries, she was rushed to the local hospital and later shifted to the DHH.

published on : 29th January 2022

Minor girl rape accused held

Puri SP K Vishal Singh said the 35-year-old accused, Mahesh Mohanty, was nabbed on his way to his native village Marichipur in Jagatsinghpur district.

published on : 28th January 2022

Molestation accused Assam innovator Uddhab Kumar Bharali gives up, sent to judicial custody

Bharali was booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old while she was under his care.

published on : 21st January 2022

Four months after teen girl goes missing in Coimbatore, police issue lookout notice against tutor

Manimaran is already married and has a child. Lately, Manimaran is also said to be involved in a girl missing case in Nagercoil as well.

published on : 16th January 2022

Odisha child commission voices concern over Centre's bid to raise marriage age of women to 21 years

The move if implemented, will override existing customs, practices and usage.

published on : 5th January 2022
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