Pocso

Lingayat mutt sex scandal: Accused seer denied bail, custody extended

The mutt, one of the richest among the Lingayat mutts, has 3,000 branches all across the country and runs more than 150 premier education institutions.

published on : 27th September 2022

Death of Class 9 girl: Two held under Pocso Act

The police have arrested two men under the Pocso act in connection with the suicide of a Class 9 girl.

published on : 27th September 2022

Chennai: Cop, BJP worker, journo among 13 handed jail term for pushing teen into flesh trade

Former inspector C Pugalendhi, attached to Ennore police station; BJP functionary G Rajendran and Vinobaji, a journalist working at a private media channel, were among those who were given jail term.

published on : 26th September 2022

44 POCSO courts, 21 FTSCs fully functional in Odisha

Accordingly, 24 ePOCSO courts and 21 FTSCs have been established. On the basis of a SOP, 21 retired judicial officers have been appointed as Ad-hoc Addl.

published on : 24th September 2022

Offences against children: SC for appointment of para-legal volunteers in police stations 

The plea was filed against the backdrop of 5 months of delay in filing of FIR in the case of a Dalit minor girl who was gang raped.

published on : 20th September 2022

Karnataka MLA Yatnal seeks panel to look after Murugha Mutt affairs

Yatnal also demanded that the Pontiff Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru step down from his position as chief of the mutt.

published on : 19th September 2022

Grocery shop owner held for molesting 15 girls in Tamil Nadu's Pollachi

Coimbatore District (Rural) police arrested a 62-year-old man, who was running a grocery shop in a village near Pollachi, for allegedly molesting minor girls in the locality.

published on : 19th September 2022

Day after Dalit girl raped, killed in Uttar Pradesh's Budaun, police arrest accused

The victim's family claimed that the police had only told them over the phone that their daughter had died in an accident and summoned them to identify the body.

published on : 18th September 2022

Pocso case against top MP private school management for sexual assault on three-year-old

According to a senior Bhopal Police commissionerate officer, the four officials of the school were booked after hours of questioning of around 30-40 staff members of the 2200-students strong school.

published on : 17th September 2022

Bhopal Horror: Top brass of school booked under POCSO over lapses in sexual assault of nursery student

According to a senior Bhopal Police commissionerate officer, the four officials of the school were booked after hours of questioning of around 30-40 staff members of the 2200-students strong school.

published on : 16th September 2022

Kerala High Court upholds life term of father accused of raping his minor daughter

Court observed, "In the conservative, tradition-bound, non-permissive society like that of ours, none would make a false accusation of rape, braving ostracism, loss of face, social stigma & shame."

published on : 16th September 2022

Child prostitution in Tamil Nadu: Cop, 20 others gets convicted 

The cousin along with her husband forced the child into flesh trade with the help of pimps.

published on : 16th September 2022

Madhya Pradesh: Nursery student raped by driver in school bus in presence of woman caretaker

The bus driver and the woman attendant have been arrested. Home minister Narottam Mishra says, "strongly feel cover up by school management," hints at action against school after their questioning.

published on : 13th September 2022

Nursery student raped in school bus by driver in Bhopal

The police have arrested the bus driver and a woman attendant who, according to the child's parents, was present inside the vehicle when the incident took place last Thursday.

published on : 13th September 2022

Dalit girl gang-raped, set afire in Uttar Pradesh; two arrested 

The incident took place in the Madhav Tanda area of the district on September 7, the police said. However, it came to light when a video, wherein the victim is narrating her ordeal, went viral on Satu

published on : 11th September 2022

Teenager allegedly gang-raped in Lakhimpur Kheri; 5 detained

In her statements before the magistrate, the girl disclosed the identity of four accused, who were from her village and were previously known to her, the officer said.

published on : 11th September 2022

Karnataka: Minors’ families reach deal, HC drops Pocso charges 

The judge noted that the act had been done in the frenzy of youth, and such acts are entirely different from aggravated penetrated sexual assault.

published on : 10th September 2022

Angioplasty for Murugha Mutt seer Shivamurthy: Judge seeks report

As far as the bail application of the seer is concerned, notices were issued to the victims and Special Public Prosecutor Nagaveni for filing their objections.

published on : 8th September 2022

Hyderabad: Minor boy sodomised in madrasa

The boy reportedly told his aunt that the teacher had been committing the crime on him for the last two months as a result of which he came under depression.

published on : 6th September 2022

Murugha Mutt seer Shivamurthy Sharanaru sent to judicial custody till Sept 14

The pontiff was brought before the Second additional district judge BK Komala under tight security.

published on : 6th September 2022
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