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: 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...
The court also imposed a fine on the suspended headmaster who was arrested after one of the victim's mother complained
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
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
According to the police, the man, aged around 45 years is a native of Warangal.
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
The study has revealed 51 per cent of cases under POCSO are being registered in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The woman, who was arrested under the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act was granted bail by the Kerala High court.
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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