Wednesday, October 20, 2021

POCSO

Opinion: Just stricter punishment will not prevent rape

By Mahitha Lingala In the wake of rapes and murder emanating from various parts of our country, the debate surrounding rape laws and its prevention...

Hyderabad: Locals save 9-year-old girl from man in Habeebnagar

Hyderabad: A nine-year-old girl was saved by locals after they saw her being taken away by a man into a vacant shop in Mangar...

Kothagudem: School headmaster gets 21-year jail for raping girl students

The court also imposed a fine on the suspended headmaster who was arrested after one of the victim's mother complained

Hyderabad: Man gets 25-years-RI for raping 4-year-old niece

Court also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 and in default of payment of the fine, the 28-year-old accused must undergo simple imprisonment for one year

Hyderabad: Home Guard gets 30-yr jail for raping minor

The court, which delivered the judgment in 164 days, directed the District Legal Services Authority to take steps for paying Rs 7 lakh as compensation to the victim at the earliest

Hyderabad: NRI arrested for sexual assault of own children

According to the police, the man, aged around 45 years is a native of Warangal.

Self-styled godman arrested for sexual assault of minor in Adilabad

Neradigonda Sub-Inspector Bharat Suman said the accused was Jadav Athmaram, a 26-year-old priest and a native of Rajura village in Neradigonda mandal

Everyday 4 child victims of sexual abuse denied justice: Study

The study has revealed 51 per cent of cases under POCSO are being registered in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi.

UP: Man arrested for raping girl, sharing video of act on social media

Chandrama Rajbhar, 24, was arrested on Sunday for repeatedly raping the 17-year-old girl for the past one year, Station House Officer, Sukhpura, Virendra Yadav said.

14-year-old student drugged, raped by seven in Malappuram

The assault came to light after the girl, staying with her mother, brother and grandparents, told about the abuse to one of her relatives 10 days ago, the police said.

School principal gets death sentence for raping Class 5 student in Patna

The case came to light in September, 2018 when the victim, all of 11 years, was found to be pregnant upon being taken to a doctor by her parents.

Skin to skin contact: SC agrees to hear NCW’s plea against Bombay HC verdict

In its verdict, the high court had said that since the man groped the child without removing her clothes, the offence cannot be termed as sexual assault.

Skin to Skin contact: SC stays Bombay HC order acquitting man under POCSO

The verdict said that groping a minor's breast without "skin to skin contact" cannot be termed as sexual assault as defined under the POCSO Act.

‘I am innocent,’ says mother charged with sexually abusing minor son in Kerala

The woman, who was arrested under the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act was granted bail by the Kerala High court.

Hyderabad: Security guard gets 20-years RI for sexually assaulting minor

The court found the security guard guilty under relevant sections of POCSO Act and Indian Penal Code and sentenced him to undergo 20 years RI

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