POCSO Act

Groping without 'skin to skin' contact is not sexual assault, rules Bombay High Court

Groping without 'skin to skin' contact is not sexual assault, rules Bombay High Court

Mumbai: There must be physical contact -- 'skin-to-skin contact with sexual intent' -- and mere groping would not amount to sexual assau...Read More

Neighbour gets life term for sexual assault on 4-year-old

Neighbour gets life term for sexual assault on 4-year-old

The court also imposed a fine of Rs. 26,000 on the youth while convicting him under a section of the POCSO Act.

Catching hold of a female, dragging her would amount to outraging modesty: Bombay HC

Catching hold of a female, dragging her would amount to outraging modesty: Bombay HC

Mumbai: Catching hold of a woman or a girl and dragging her would amount to outraging her modesty, ruled the Aurangabad bench of the Bomb...Read More

Maha Cyber’s TRACE Unit trains over 270 personnel on POCSO Act

Maha Cyber’s TRACE Unit trains over 270 personnel on POCSO Act

In the light of rising cases of sexual abuse against children and child pornography, the Maharashtra Cyber had organised an online traini...Read More

Bombay HC grants bail to rape accused, says teenagers are in too much hurry to enter and exit a relationship

Bombay HC grants bail to rape accused, says teenagers are in too much hurry to enter and exit a relationship

Teenagers these days are usually in a hurry, to both enter a relationship and even to get out of it and they even hurry in maintaining se...Read More

Mumbai Crime: Man convicted for sexually assaulting 12-year-old

Mumbai Crime: Man convicted for sexually assaulting 12-year-old

A special POCSO court on Tuesday sentenced a man in his late 20’s to three years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor.

Ujjain: Excise department official booked under POCSO Act for 'sexual exploitation' of girl

Ujjain: Excise department official booked under POCSO Act for 'sexual exploitation' of girl

An excise department official was arrested here on Tuesday morning for allegedly raping a minor domestic help.Pankaj Jain, a sub-inspecto...Read More

Court rejects bail plea of 21-year-old gang-rape accused

Court rejects bail plea of 21-year-old gang-rape accused

Complainant is a child in conflict with law in a murder case

3 held in charges of rape, forceful conversion and attempted Nikah in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district

3 held in charges of rape, forceful conversion and attempted Nikah in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district

Three persons have been arrested by the Devgarh police station area in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan on charges of forcefully convertin...Read More

Mumbai Crime: Father gets life in prison for raping teen daughter repeatedly

Mumbai Crime: Father gets life in prison for raping teen daughter repeatedly

Special Judge Priti Kumar, under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, directed that the victim be paid compensati...Read More

Mumbai Crime Watch: Kolsewadi Police arrest gym trainer for sexually harassing minor

Mumbai Crime Watch: Kolsewadi Police arrest gym trainer for sexually harassing minor

A case has been registered against the gym trainer under section 354(A) of Indian Penal Code and under the 8 section of POCSO Act.

Mumbai Crime: 60-year-old gets jail for sexual assault of minor boy in 2018

Mumbai Crime: 60-year-old gets jail for sexual assault of minor boy in 2018

Mumbai: A special court designated under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act sentenced a 60-year-old man to five ...Read More

Mumbai Crime: Man repeatedly rapes nine-year-old, jailed

Mumbai Crime: Man repeatedly rapes nine-year-old, jailed

Mumbai: A special court, designated to hear cases of sexual crimes against children, on Monday sentenced a man to seven years in jail for...Read More

Man gets jail for life for raping disabled girl

Man gets jail for life for raping disabled girl

Ujjain: The court of eighth additional district judge and special judge (POCSO Act) Dr Aarti Shukla Pandey convicted accused Manohar alia...Read More

Former Corporator accused of raping minor relative arrested from Govandi

Former Corporator accused of raping minor relative arrested from Govandi

The victim told her mother a week after the crime and a report was filed with the Shivaji Nagar police station.

12-year-old girl in Vasai reports sexual abuse by relative after CSA class in school, accused absconds

12-year-old girl in Vasai reports sexual abuse by relative after CSA class in school, accused absconds

After a class on good touch and bad touch, minor realized she was being sexually abused her her Mausa.

UP: Youth beaten up, paraded half-naked for alleged rape attempt on minor

UP: Youth beaten up, paraded half-naked for alleged rape attempt on minor

A 21-year-old youth, who allegedly attempted to rape a minor girl, was beaten up, paraded half naked with his head shaved, ink smeared on...Read More

Telangana: Father held for raping 5 -year-old daughter multiple times

Telangana: Father held for raping 5 -year-old daughter multiple times

The police received a complaint from a woman on 17 June. In the complaint, she said that her 5-year-old daughter was raped multiple times...Read More

Body of 9-year-old found in Juhu drain, ex-con held

Body of 9-year-old found in Juhu drain, ex-con held

Mumbai: A 35-year-old former convict was arrested on Saturday for the kidnap, rape and murder of a nine-year-old minor girl at Nehru Naga...Read More

Bhopal: Minor boy held for raping 6-year-old girl

Bhopal: Minor boy held for raping 6-year-old girl

A 6-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a minor boy on Monday afternoon. He had taken advantage of her after offering her cold-drink, po...Read More

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