POCSO case

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.

published on : 27th March 2023

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.

published on : 21st March 2023

‘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.

published on : 20th March 2023

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.

published on : 19th March 2023

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.

published on : 8th March 2023

Rajasthan man arrested for raping late partner's teen daughter

A medical examination of the minor revealed that she was 23 weeks pregnant.

published on : 6th February 2023

Man molests two kids during birthday party in Delhi

The two siblings were reunited with their family after their medical examination, police said.

published on : 2nd February 2023

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.

published on : 31st January 2023

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.

published on : 19th January 2023

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.

published on : 13th January 2023

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.

published on : 8th January 2023

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.

published on : 4th January 2023

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.

published on : 1st January 2023

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.

published on : 29th December 2022

‘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’.

published on : 27th December 2022

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.

published on : 23rd December 2022

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.

published on : 15th December 2022

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.

published on : 13th December 2022

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.

published on : 2nd December 2022

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.

published on : 25th November 2022
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