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Mumbai: Rape case filed due to dispute after minor’s affair and marriage: Court

Mumbai: Rape case filed due to dispute after minor’s affair and marriage: Court

After a 30-year-old spent over a year-and-a-half in prison on charges of kidnapping, forcibly marrying and raping a 14-year-old in mid-20...Read More

Policy watch: The curse of being an abandoned child in India

Policy watch: The curse of being an abandoned child in India

In March 2021, India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) took possession of a Rs 1.45 crore worth Delhi-based property belonging to Asha, wife...Read More

21-year-old man arrested for molesting minor, uploading objectionable photographs

21-year-old man arrested for molesting minor, uploading objectionable photographs

Mumbai: DN Nagar Police arrested a 21-year-old man for molesting a 12-year-old minor girl and posting her pictures on social media websit...Read More

Mumbai: Man gets 1 year in jail for molesting teen girl

Mumbai: Man gets 1 year in jail for molesting teen girl

A 20-year-old man was sentenced to one year imprisonment by a special POCSO court in Mumbai for molesting a teen girl last year.Special J...Read More

Mumbai:  Madrasa teacher gets 6-year-jail for sexual assault on 8-year-old student

Mumbai: Madrasa teacher gets 6-year-jail for sexual assault on 8-year-old student

The court also imposed a fine of Rs. 20,000 on Nasir Shaikh. The amount is to be paid to the victim as compensation.

Mumbai: Girl confesses to false case, court acquits 35-yr-old labourer

Mumbai: Girl confesses to false case, court acquits 35-yr-old labourer

A special court designated under the POCSO on Wednesday acquitted a 35-year old labourer in 2015 molestation case of a 17-year old after ...Read More

Mumbai: Woman booked for sexually assaulting teenage step son

Mumbai: Woman booked for sexually assaulting teenage step son

The Pant Nagar Police booked a 42-year-old woman for allegedly sexually assaulting her 13-year-old step son for over a year. She also all...Read More

Mumbai: Madrasa teacher gets 5-year-jail, Rs. 30K fine for sexual assault

Mumbai: Madrasa teacher gets 5-year-jail, Rs. 30K fine for sexual assault

A special court designated under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) on Wednesday sentenced a 24-year-old who wor...Read More

Nagpur: Cop suspended as parents of teen sisters file complaint

Nagpur: Cop suspended as parents of teen sisters file complaint

A Nagpur constable was suspended after he was charged with molestation on Monday, police said.Ravi Tiwari was held after the parents of t...Read More

Mumbai: Court convicts youth for asking teen to come to him

Mumbai: Court convicts youth for asking teen to come to him

A special court designated under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) on Friday sentenced a 26-year-old to the per...Read More

Mumbai: Stepfather, relative, acquaintance all get 10-yr-jail in three different POCSO cases

Mumbai: Stepfather, relative, acquaintance all get 10-yr-jail in three different POCSO cases

In three separate convictions in cases of sexual crimes against children, a stepfather, a distant relative and an acquaintance from the v...Read More

Mumbai: Karate teacher gets 7 yrs RI for molesting minor twin students

Mumbai: Karate teacher gets 7 yrs RI for molesting minor twin students

‘Fence itself grazing crops’ observes the court, imposes fine of ₹25,000 to pay each of the victims

Mumbai: Madrasa teacher gets 5 yrs RI for molesting minor girls

Mumbai: Madrasa teacher gets 5 yrs RI for molesting minor girls

A special court here on Tuesday awarded five years of rigorous imprisonment to a 29-year-old teacher of a madrasa for molesting two minor...Read More

Mumbai: Man gets jail in POCSO trial that wraps up in 2.5 months

Mumbai: Man gets jail in POCSO trial that wraps up in 2.5 months

He was sentenced to 3yrs RI for flashing at minor girl

Mumbai: Man gets 1 year in jail for flashing collegian

Mumbai: Man gets 1 year in jail for flashing collegian

A special POCSO court in Mumbai has sentenced a man to one year imprisonment and fined him ₹4,000 for flashing a 17-year-old girl who was...Read More

Mumbai: Court acquits man from death sentence, orders probe against investigating team

Mumbai: Court acquits man from death sentence, orders probe against investigating team

In a significant ruling, the Bombay High Court while acquitting a man from a death sentence for raping and killing a minor girl, ordered ...Read More

Mumbai: Court allows POCSO accused to see ailing mother; says visit may help her health

Mumbai: Court allows POCSO accused to see ailing mother; says visit may help her health

A sessions court has permitted a sexual assault accused to visit his 75-year-old ailing mother for a few hours with a police escort at hi...Read More

Nagpur: Judge behind controversial ‘skin-to-skin’ verdict takes oath as Additional Judge of Bombay HC

Nagpur: Judge behind controversial ‘skin-to-skin’ verdict takes oath as Additional Judge of Bombay HC

Justice Pushpa Ganediwala, the judge behind the ‘skin-to-skin’ verdict in a case of child sex abuse, on Saturday took oath as the Additio...Read More

Can’t say 5-year-old not aware of bad touch: Court

Can’t say 5-year-old not aware of bad touch: Court

A special court designated under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act while denying bail to a South Mumbai residen...Read More

Uttar Pradesh: In just 14 days, Hathras POCSO Court delivers fastest verdict in rape case

Uttar Pradesh: In just 14 days, Hathras POCSO Court delivers fastest verdict in rape case

Lucknow: Delivering fastest verdict in record 14 days of hearing in a case relating to rape of a one-and-half-year-old minor girl, the PO...Read More

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