Sexual Offences

Non-consensual sex with wife aged  15-18 yrs be treated as rape, says Delhi L-G

The proposal to this was moved by the Delhi Police and Law Department in response to a letter from the Ministry of Home Affairs.

published on : 6th November 2022

Kerala: Children not safe from sexual abuse in both urban and rural areas

Of 260 cases reported in first nine months of this year in Kollam, 124 indents happened in city limit; eastern areas a worry

published on : 23rd October 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

Odisha: Man gets life imprisonment for rape of minor girls

The trial judge convicted the accused by relying on 17 witnesses and 41 documents, including the medical examination report of the victims presented by the prosecution.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Traumatised, minor girl may have died by suicide, says Kandhamal Police

The victim’s male friend, prime accused in the case, has been booked for abetment and charges of rape.

published on : 28th July 2022

Tamil Nadu police rolls out programme to inform Pocso survivors when accused seek bail

This is part of the police effort to rehabilitate victims besides registering cases, arresting accused, and ensuring conviction.

published on : 28th July 2022

Man jailed for marrying, raping girl

Police said the accused was booked under POCSO Act as he had kidnapped, and assaulted the minor girl.

published on : 26th July 2022

Man gets 25 years rigorous imprisonment in rape case

Special public prosecutor Ramesh Chandra Mohanty led the prosecution with 12 witnesses and 13 documents including the medical reports.

published on : 11th May 2022

Live-in relationships are leading to rise in sexual offences, promiscuity: Madhya Pradesh High Court

The Madhya Pradesh High Court made the observation while rejecting a pre-arrest (anticipatory) bail plea of a 25-year-old man accused of raping a woman.

published on : 19th April 2022

Conviction rate in POCSO cases low in Telangana

A look at the statistics of POCSO cases that reach its logical conclusion with convictions in Telangana reveal that there are more number of acquittals compared to convictions.

published on : 28th April 2018