POSCO Act

Mumbai: Father gets 10 years in jail for raping daughter

Mumbai: Father gets 10 years in jail for raping daughter

Mumbai: Stepfather gets 10 years in jail for raping 11-yr-old

Mumbai: Youth held for marrying and raping 13-year-old girl

Mumbai: Youth held for marrying and raping 13-year-old girl

Mumbai: Man held for marrying retard to rape, loot her

Bhopal: 35-year-old man awarded double life term for sexual assault on minor daughter

Bhopal: 35-year-old man awarded double life term for sexual assault on minor daughter

He took the victim near the railway tracks close to their home on November 28, 2018 and raped her.

Mumbai: Octogenarian woman and husband get sentenced to jail for raping 4-year-old neighbourhood girl

Mumbai: Octogenarian woman and husband get sentenced to jail for raping 4-year-old neighbourhood girl

Couple ordered to pay Rs 1 lakh compensation to the child

Mere unzipping of minor not sexual assault under POSCO, rules Bombay High Court

Mere unzipping of minor not sexual assault under POSCO, rules Bombay High Court

Mumbai: The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court recently held that the acts of ‘holding the hands of the victim’, or ‘opened zip of the...Read More

Mother has divine powers to understand the child's feelings, says Bombay High Court while upholding sexual assault conviction

Mother has divine powers to understand the child's feelings, says Bombay High Court while upholding sexual assault conviction

Observing that the mother has ‘divine powers’ to understand the feeling of her child without being conveyed by words, the Aurangabad benc...Read More

Special court issues warrant against investigating officer for missing deposition

Special court issues warrant against investigating officer for missing deposition

A special court, on Tuesday, issued a bailable warrant against an investigating officer for not appearing before it for deposition in a c...Read More

Victim stated about penetrative sexual assault first time in court, not reliable: Court

Victim stated about penetrative sexual assault first time in court, not reliable: Court

Mumbai: Posco court shocked to know about rape convict’s release on good bahaviour

Ujjain: 10-yr RI to man for raping minor girl, 3-yr RI to his two accomplice

Ujjain: 10-yr RI to man for raping minor girl, 3-yr RI to his two accomplice

The victim told police that her neighbour threatened her with life and raped in captivity.

Rajasthan: Man rapes 4-year-old during wedding function, arrested

Rajasthan: Man rapes 4-year-old during wedding function, arrested

A 4-year-old girl who was attending a wedding with her family in Pali town of Rajasthan was raped by a 26-year-old man who was an acquain...Read More

Bilaspur HC orders no coercive action against Altnews co-founder Mohammad Zubair in FIR under POCSO Act

Bilaspur HC orders no coercive action against Altnews co-founder Mohammad Zubair in FIR under POCSO Act

On Monday, Bilaspur High Court in Chhattisgarh ordered that no coercive action should be taken against fact-checking news website Altnews...Read More

'Rape convicts under POCSO Act should not be allowed mercy petition', says President Kovind

'Rape convicts under POCSO Act should not be allowed mercy petition', says President Kovind

As entire India is outraged at multiple incidents of rape and henious crime against against women, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday sa...Read More

Goa swimming coach booked for molesting 15-year-old girl

Goa swimming coach booked for molesting 15-year-old girl

Surajit Ganguly employed with the Goa Swimming Association (GSA), is accused of molesting a 15- year-old girl who was training under him.

Bail to school headmistress jailed under POCSO Act

Bail to school headmistress jailed under POCSO Act

The Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and Navin Sinha heard arguments in part and suspended the remaining sentence awarded to her while sum...Read More

Indore: Seminar helps parents understand POCSO Act

Indore: Seminar helps parents understand POCSO Act

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 was enacted to provide a robust legal framework for the protection of c...Read More

Man seeks quashing of FIR in kidnapping case, Bombay HC directs him to marry girl first

Man seeks quashing of FIR in kidnapping case, Bombay HC directs him to marry girl first

A man filed a petition of quashing FIR against him in a kidnapping case but Bombay High Court denied his plea. The court told him that th...Read More

Telangana: Govt school headmaster booked for misbehaving with girl students

Telangana: Govt school headmaster booked for misbehaving with girl students

Hyderabad: A 57-year-old headmaster of a government school in Khammam district, about 300 kms from here, has been booked under POCSO Act ...Read More

Mumbai: Father gets life term for raping daughter

Mumbai: Father gets life term for raping daughter

Mumbai: A special court designated to hear cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act sentenced a 40-year-ol...Read More

Mumbai: Man acquitted under POCSO for marrying victim

Mumbai: Man acquitted under POCSO for marrying victim

Mumbai: A special court earlier this week, acquitted a 24-year-old man under the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act,...Read More

Jammu and Kashmir: 19 children rescued during raid at orphanage in Kathua after sexual assault complaint

Jammu and Kashmir: 19 children rescued during raid at orphanage in Kathua after sexual assault complaint

Jammu: At least 19 children, including eight girls, have been rescued from an unregistered orphanage in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua distri...Read More

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