Minor girl 'sexually assaulted, murdered' in Kolkata; locals block roads, vandalise police vehicles
The girl, a resident of Shri Dhar Roy Road, was missing since Sunday morning and after an extensive search, policemen found her body in one of the flats in an apartment block in the locality.
Gujarat man gets death sentence for raping, impregnating stepdaughter
The 28-year-old man raped the girl, who was then aged 11 years and 8 months, for over five months and threatened her not to talk about the sexual assault.
‘Don’t reinstate teachers suspended in POCSO cases’
The officers were instructed to create awareness on good touch and bad touch among the children through posters, videos etc., and also to strictly implement the instructions regarding such cases.
22-year-old UP man gets 20-year jail term for raping minor girl
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 33,000 on the convict, Rs 25,000 of which will go to the victim.
Kerala HC orders police to protect Asianet offices
In its petition, the channel alleged that on March 3 around 30 SFI activists forcefully trespassed into its Kochi office and intimidated the staff there with dire consequences.
Rajasthan man arrested for raping late partner's teen daughter
A medical examination of the minor revealed that she was 23 weeks pregnant.
Man molests two kids during birthday party in Delhi
The two siblings were reunited with their family after their medical examination, police said.
Bail plea of Kochi youth who abused minor rejected; police launch detailed probe
As per the probe details, the accused got acquainted with the victim girl through social media and he compelled her to send her nude photos through social media.
Presence of minor victim in bail hearings leaves adverse impact on psyche: Delhi HC on POCSO cases
The high court said it would be in the fitness of things that judicial officers have sensitised about the need to reduce the interface of the victim with the accused in court to the bare minimum.
Teen in UP's Ballia held for holding captive and raping minor for a month
The girl was allegedly abducted by a 17-year-old boy from the same village a month ago.
Teen rapes five-year-old girl at civic school in Mumbai; held
The police apprehended the 15-year-old boy from Nalasopara area of Palghar district late on Saturday night, an official said.
UP man sentenced to death for raping, killing five-year-old
On April 18, 2021, Prajapati raped and strangled the minor in a village under Marka police station area.
Gadwal POCSO case: Telangana High Court says it’s non-bailable
The petitioner is accused of sexually assaulting the victim girl in a video that went viral in a WhatsApp group. The petitioner is the victim’s teacher.
Wrestler wanted in rape, kidnapping and POCSO case arrested in Delhi
During the investigation, a tip-off was received and the accused was traced in Najafgarh area.
‘Juvenile romance’: Delhi HC grants bail to youth in POCSO case
The court said there is no gainsaying the fact that at the time when the offences under section 376(2) IPC and section 6 POCSO Act are alleged to have been committed, ‘X’ (girl) was ‘minor’.
Delhi HC grants bail to 20-year-old in rape case arising out of 'juvenile romance'
The petitioner's lawyer argued that it was a case of juvenile romance and the girl 'X' - who is now a major - regards the petitioner as her husband and wished to live with him.
Chhattisgarh: Teen held for abducting, raping, killing 8-year-old girl
The girl had gone missing on December 7, after which a kidnapping case was registered at Vidhan Sabha police station.
Headmaster arrested for obscene act with eight-year-old student in Jharkhand
A group of villagers reached the school and roughed up the headmaster before the police team reached the spot and rescued the headmaster.
Acquittals in Pocso cases 7 times higher than convictions in AP: Study
Of the total POCSO cases disposed in Andhra Pradesh, only 7.25% of them ended in convictions, while 56.15% were acquittals.
Haryana: Court awards death penalty to 56-year-old man for raping minor daughter
The accused, who worked as a labourer, returned home drunk one night in 2020 and thrashed his wife and forced her to leave the house, and then raped his minor daughter twice.
Umesh Pal kidnapping case: Gangster-neta Atiq Ahmed held guilty, his brother acquitted
Chardham Yatra: VIP pilgrims will have to pay Rs 300 for darshan at Kedarnath and Badrinath Dham.
Those involved in corruption coming on one platform: PM Modi attacks Opposition parties
Namibian cheetah’s death at Kuno National Park gets political colour in Madhya Pradesh
BSF shoots at three drones on Indo-Pak border, recovers 10 kg heroin