POCSO Act

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

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

Two teachers booked under POCSO Act for 'sexually assaulting' 15-year-old

When the victim's parents had reported the issue to the school authorities, the latter had directed them to file a police complaint.

published on : 10th January 2020

HIV+ man rapes daughter in Thanjavur, sentenced to life

Special Court on Monday sentenced a 39-year-old man to life imprisonment for sexually assaulting his daughter.

published on : 7th January 2020

Coimbatore youth booked under POCSO Act for sexually abusing minor girl

The Coimbatore City Police on Wednesday arrested a 22-year-old person on the charges of sexually abusing a 17-year-old girl after the two ran away to escape the girl’s family.

published on : 26th December 2019

Hyderabad cab driver gets two years in jail in POCSO case

As the girl raised an alarm, passers-by caught hold of Srinivas and handed him over to the police.

published on : 24th December 2019

Tamil Nadu: Head constable molests 14-year-old girl, arrested

The girl narrated her ordeal to her father after he returned home following which he approached the SP's office to lodge a complaint.

published on : 24th December 2019

Man held for sexually abusing minor wife in Ranipet

A 25-year-old man was arrested under POCSO Act for sexually abusing his minor wife in Ranipet on Thursday.

published on : 20th December 2019

Sanitation worker at Hyderabad girls hostel booked under POCSO

On Saturday, a student approached the principal complaining against Jangaiah, alleging that he had touched her inappropriately.

published on : 16th December 2019

Flute artist arrested for sexual abuse of students

Flute artist Pushpadas, 42, resident of Kanjiramukku in Malappuram, was arrested on Saturday for sexually abusing his students.

published on : 15th December 2019

14-year-old Hyderabad girl raped by friend's brother

The 19-year-old accused called the girl to his house saying that his sister wanted to meet her and when she reached, locked the door and allegedly raped her, police said.

published on : 14th December 2019

POCSO Act being misused to settle personal scores

The Kerala High Court had recently quashed a child sexual abuse case, under POCSO charges, against a 28-year-old youth after finding that it was fabricated.

published on : 13th December 2019
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