Tuesday, January 25, 2022

POCSO Act

Nine arrested in Hyderabad for selling minor girl

Hyderabad: Nine persons were arrested by Balapur police for allegedly selling a minor girl to a Mumbai man for Rs. 3 lakh. The arrested persons...

Financial crimes, POCSO cases rise in Khammam

Khammam: Economic offences and POCSO Act cases increased in Khammam district in 2021. According to the annual crime report released by the Khammam Police...

Mumbai: Life sentence to priest for raping minor boy

Mumbai: A special POCSO court in Mumbai on Wednesday convicted a Catholic priest and sentenced him to life imprisonment for raping a 13-year-old boy...

Man arrested for extorting money from girls in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: A 19 year-old student, pursuing a course in multimedia, who posed as a woman and collected nude videos and pictures of young girls...

Hyderabad sees sharp rise in crime against women, children in 2021

Hyderabad: A sharp increase was witnessed in crime against children and women in the city this year with the police registering 357 cases under...

Aunt sexually exploits teenage boy, blackmails him in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: In a rare instance of a woman being booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, a woman from Bengaluru...

Oral sex with minor not ‘aggravated sexual assault’ under POCSO Act: Allahabad HC

Prayagraj: Observing that 'oral sex' with a minor does not come under the 'aggravated sexual assault' category in the Protection of Children from Sexual...

Minor girl gives birth to child, man held under POCSO Act

Karnataka: The Karnataka Police have arrested a 34-year-old man on charges of raping a minor girl studying in Class 10 in Dakshina Kannada district,...

Most important ingredient of sexual assault is sexual intent, not skin-to-skin contact: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the controversial skin-to-skin judgement of the Bombay High Court in a case under the POCSO Act,...

Hyderabad man gets lifer for raping step-daughter

Hyderabad: A man, who repeatedly raped his step-daughter, impregnating her at least thrice and making her deliver a baby when she was just 14...

Hyderabad: Woman who sexually abused boy sentenced to 20 years in prison

Hyderabad: A 27-year-old woman, the caretaker in a school in Barkas in the Old City, who sexually abused and also used a lit cigarette...

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

Mathura man awarded jail term till last breath for raping stepdaughter

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act court judge Amar Singh also imposed a cumulative fine of Rs 2 lakh on convict Saubi.

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

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