Teenage girl gang-raped in Maharashtra's Palghar, eight held

A case of gang-rape has been registered against the accused at Satpati police station, a spokesperson of Palghar district rural police said, adding that the victim was around 16 years old.

published on : 18th December 2022

Supreme Court seeks govt reply on women marriage age

Notice was issued by a bench headed by CJI in response to NCW plea seeking uniform marriagable age for women.

published on : 10th December 2022

Three arrested for raping tribal girl in Tripura

According to police, the 15-year-old-girl of Udaipur sub-division was in a relationship with one of the accused for around one year.

published on : 6th December 2022

Telangana: Five minor boys gangrape classmate, film it, held

Since they were close, the boys thought they could lure the 17-year-old into having intercourse with them. In August, the boys sexually assaulted her at her home while her family members were away.

published on : 30th November 2022

Nearly 51,000 child abuse complaints reach NCPCR in last five years

Government data showed that a maximum number of 9,572 complaints were received from Madhya Pradesh followed by 5,340 complaints from Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 30th October 2022

Cop, BJP man, 11 others get 20 years for raping girl in Chennai

The heinous crime came to light after the child’s mother lodged a police complaint that her niece had illegally detained the girl.

published on : 27th September 2022

Sexual assault of nursery student in school bus in Bhopal; CM asks cops to act against lapses

Meanwhile, as per informed sources, the police have got enough evidence to nail the school management (particularly the school’s owner and principal in the case) over delay in reporting.

published on : 16th September 2022

Dalit girl raped in UP's Ballia

The accused was arrested on Wednesday and sent to jail.

published on : 15th September 2022

Vlogger Rifa’s husband held under Pocso

The arrest came at a time when Mehnaz was awaiting the High Court verdict in the anticipatory bail plea filed in the abetment case related to Rifa’s suicide.

published on : 5th August 2022

Marriage doesn’t sanctify rape: Delhi HC 

Merely because sexual abuse resulted in marriage between the victim and the accused or in the birth of a child, it does not mitigate or sanctify the offence of rape, the Delhi High Court said.

published on : 24th July 2022

20 years rigorous imprisonment to two for rape of minor in Bhubaneshwar

According to the victim, the accused had clicked her photographs when she was talking with one of her male friends. They blackmailed and threatened the victim.

published on : 30th June 2022

Row over JSW project: Medha Patkar denied entry in Odisha village by protesters

Patkar, along with those accompanying her, had to return from the site of the protest on Monday as villagers thwarted her entry to Dhinkia.

published on : 7th June 2022

Shopkeeper held  for molesting minor in Dharmasala bazaar

The victim returned home and informed her parents about the incident following which a complaint was lodged against Sikander with Dharmasala police.

published on : 6th June 2022

Minor’s suicide over alleged sexual assault by headmaster raises concern over safety of girl students

However, this is not an isolated case. In the past one year, two school headmasters were booked in separate cases for sexually abusing girl students in Kuanrmunda and Rajgangpur blocks.

published on : 3rd April 2022

New norms mulled to protect children working in web series and films

A meeting is slated for April, in which NCPCR plans to invite all the stakeholders, including officials from various OTT platforms, television channels and social media.

published on : 24th March 2022

No 18 Hotel owner Roy Vayalat surrenders before police in POCSO case

The complainant alleged that Roy molested the woman and her minor daughter at the hotel in October last year.

published on : 13th March 2022

Nirbhaya's mother urges Centre to consider death penalty for every rapist

Nirbhaya's mother hailed the Centre for amending Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) and urged it to consider death penalty for every rapists.

published on : 22nd April 2018