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    Assam: 19-year-old accused given death penalty for raping and murdering a minor girl

    Nagaon: A court here Friday awarded death penalty to Zakir Hussain, the prime accused in the gangrape and murder of an 11-year-old girl in Assam’s Nagaon district in March. District and Session Judge Rita Kar sentenced Hussain (19) to death for the murder and to life imprisonment for raping the minor girl under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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    Dy I-T chief is remanded to custody under POCSO Act

    Mumbai: The special court designated to hear cases under Protection of Children from Sexual Offence Act (POCSO) on Thursday, remanded Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax, Virbhadran Vislawath to police custody till September 10 for raping, sexually assaulting and threatening to kill his 16-year-old maid. The victim, a resident of Aligarh, was staying in Vilaswath’s house in Peddar road after her uncle requested her mother to send her and sister to Mumbai to

  • Delhi: 3-year-old girl sexually assaulted in school

    New Delhi: A three-and-a-half-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in her school at north west Delhi’s Mukherjee Nagar, police said Wednesday. The incident was reported by the victim’s father on Tuesday, they said.

  • Maharashtra: Fruit vendor arrested for sodomising 5-year-old boy in Palghar

    Thane: A fruit vendor has been arrested for allegedly sodomising a five-year-old boy in Maharashtra’s Palghar district, police said today. The 20-year-old accused took the boy from outside his house in Nallasopara, about 45 kilometres from here, at around 4pm yesterday and sexually assaulted him at an isolated place in Kazi Chawl in Vakanpada, said assistant inspector S S Chowdhary of Valiv police station.

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    Delhi: 9-year-old boy molested by seniors thrice in school bus

    New Delhi: A nine-year-old student of a private school was allegedly molested by his seniors thrice in their school bus here, police said on Tuesday. A case has been registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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    Maharashtra: Man arrested for raping 5-year-old girl

    Palghar: A 19-year-old man allegedly raped a five-year-old girl residing in his neighbourhood in Maharashtra’s Palghar district, a police official said today. The accused has been arrested, he said. The incident occurred yesterday when the girl’s parents had gone to work at a farm, leaving the victim and their eight-month-old son at their home in Belghar village under Wada taluka.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Girl dragged, molested by young men in Jhansi, 2 arrested after video goes viral

    Lucknow: A video clip showing a girl being molested by a group of youth in a rural area in the Jhansi district went viral following which two persons were arrested today, officials said. The incident, which is said to have taken place around ten days ago in an area under the Chirgaon police station comes close on the heels of a similar incident in Unnao, where too the police acted after video

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    Mumbai: Minor girl sends father to prison for rape using 1098 helpline

    A special court in Mumbai sentenced a 35-year-old man to 10 years imprisonment for raping his minor daughter. The girl was encouraged by a school lecturer on ill-treatment and child harassment and approached the child helpline no 1098 in 2014. She had attended a child rights awareness camp in schools and it was only then that she wanted to reach out to someone who could help her.

  • Indore: Minor girl commits suicide, angry residents stage chakka jam

    Indore: Demanding death sentence for the accused and dismissal of guilty policemen, the family members of class X girl who committed suicide, staged chakka jam at Phooti Kothi Square along with hundreds of residents on Friday. The angry residents made a human chain at the square due to which there was a long queue of vehicles around the square for more than an hour.

  • Mandsaur: Schoolgirl raped after being abducted from school, accused arrested

    Mandsaur (MP): An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man, who abducted her from outside her school here, police said today. The incident took place on Tuesday evening and the accused, identified as Irfan alias Bhaiyu (20), was arrested late last night, a police official said. The girl was found in an unconscious state yesterday and was admitted to a hospital, where she is stable, police said.

  • Madhya Pradesh: 6-year-old raped and killed in Gwalior, body found near wedding venue

    Gwalior: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by an unidentified person in Kampu area in the city, a police official said today. The incident took place in the early hours yesterday and her body was recovered from the bushes near a wedding venue, where she had gone along with her family, the official said.

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    RJD leaders, booked under POCSO Act, given bail

    Gaya: A number of RJD leaders, including its sitting MLA and a former MP and a minister, booked for forcing a minor gang rape victim to narrate her ordeals and video graphing her in breach of POCSO Act, were granted bail today by a city court.

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    Mumbai: Minor boy detained from Surat under POCSO Act

    Mumbai: A 17-year-old boy, son of a businessman from Surat, was detained by Khar police for creating fake Facebook profiles of a minor girl, who lives with her parents in Bandra (west), and uploading her nude pictures on social media. He was later released on personal bond on Sunday.