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Groping without `skin to skin` contact not sexual assault under POCSO: Bombay HC

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Groping without `skin to skin` contact not sexual assault under POCSO: Bombay HCThe judge noted that sexual assault under Pocso is defined as an offence, wherein the act must have been committed with the sexual intent and involved touching the private parts of the child or making the child touch the private organ of the accused
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News video: What did Bombay HC say on groping a minor's breast without skin to skin contract | Oneindia News

What did Bombay HC say on groping a minor's breast without skin to skin contract | Oneindia News 01:45

The Bombay High Court has said that Groping a minor's breast without skin to skin contact cannot be termed as assault as defined under the Protection of Children from Offences Act. Justice Pushpa Ganediwala of the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court, in a judgement passed on January 19 held that...

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