"POCSO Act" News  

Thakur, 18 others convicted for sexual assault of girl inmates

*New Delhi:* A Delhi court on Monday convicted Brajesh Thakur and 18 others for sexual and physical assault on several girls in a Muzaffarpur shelter. Additional Sessions Judge Saurabh Kulshreshtha..
Mid-Day - Published

Bihar shelter owner convicted in child-abuse case

A special court on Monday convicted NGO owner Brajesh Singh Thakur and 18 others, including nine women, of committing or abetting sexual assault on 44 minor girls at a shelter run by the former in..
IndiaTimes - Published

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Rape convicts under POCSO Act should not have right to file mercy petitions President Kovind [Video]Rape convicts under POCSO Act should not have right to file mercy petitions President Kovind

Rape convicts under POCSO Act should not have right to file mercy petitions President Kovind

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Convicts under POCSO Act should not have rights for mercy petition: Kovind [Video]Convicts under POCSO Act should not have rights for mercy petition: Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind spoke on the mercy petitions filed by rape convicts accused under POCSO Act. Speaking in Rajasthan, Kovind said the convicts accused under POCSO Act should not be allowed to..

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Sexual assault: Man gets rigorous life imprisonment

The judge awarded rigorous life imprisonment and fined him ₹50,000 under Section 376(2)(N) of IPC (punishment for rape) and Section 6 of POCSO Act.
Hindu - Published

Kerala: Man molests four minor daughters; arrested

Offences (POCSO) Act and Indian Penal Code, police added.
IndiaTimes - Published

Mumbai: Senior executive gets 3 years’ jail for molesting teen actor on flight

Over two years after a 17-year-old actor accused a Mumbai resident of molesting her on a flight, a special court on Wednesday convicted Vikas Sachdeva (41) for an offence of sexual assault under the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Teachers held under POCSO Act in Dharmapuri

The teachers were held for sending inappropriate texts and videos to a Class X student.
Hindu - Published

Mumbai Crime: Man rapes minor sister-in-law after quarrel with wife, booked under POCSO Act

On Wednesday, the Bangur Nagar police booked an accused for allegedly raping his minor sister-in-law. The incident took place on Tuesday night in Bhagatsingh Nagar Goregaon West. According to the..
Mid-Day - Published

Mumbai: ‘Godman’ gets 12 years rigorous imprisonment, FIR against mom in minor rape case

A special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act court convicted and sentenced a 42-year-old ‘godman’ to 12 years rigorous imprisonment for repeatedly raping a 16-yearold.
IndiaTimes - Published

Social media users circulating child pornography under watch

Two persons arrested so far under POCSO Act
Hindu - Published

Man jailed for seven years in POCSO case

The Special Court for Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, convicted a man for sexually harassing minor girls and awarded hi
Hindu - Published

Mumbai: Hearing-speech impaired youth who eloped with minor schoolmate acquitted of rape

A special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act court recently acquitted a hearing and speech impaired man, now aged 23, four years after he was arrested for allegedly kidnapping and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Finally, DIG Nishikant More accused of molestation booked

finally, dig nishikant more accused of molestation booked
The Navi Mumbai police have finally booked Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Nishikant More for molesting the minor daughter of his friend at her birthday party in June this year. The police began the..
Mid-Day - Published

Mumbai Crime: 16-year-old files FIR against step-dad, his friend for sexually abusing her

The minor step-son of a businessman arrested by Indore police on Sunday from Malad, lodged an FIR against him and his friend on Monday with the Malad police, for sexually abusing him. The Indore police..
Mid-Day - Published

Mumbai Crime: Teen who murdered Vakola musician says 16-year-old boyfriend, 3 other friends raped her

The teenager arrested for murdering Vakola musician Bennett Rebello has alleged that she was gang raped by her 16-year-old boyfriend and his three other friends in September this year. Police said..
Mid-Day - Published

Special court for POCSO cases inaugurated

A special court for exclusive trial of cases under the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was inaugurated at the Combined Court b
Hindu - Published

Principal, teachers held for assault on student

They were also booked under POCSO Act as a teacher allegedly threatened to sexually assault student’s sister
Hindu - Published

Unnao rape case verdcit: Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar sentenced to life imprisonment by Delhi court

On Friday, a court in Delhi sentenced expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar to life imprisonment. Sengar was convicted for raping a minor in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district in 2017. The Tis Hazari..
Mid-Day - Published

T'gana govt orders setting up 36 fast track courts

The Telangana government on Thursday issued orders for establishment of 36 Fast Track Special Courts for expeditious trial and disposal of rape and POCSO Act cases in all districts. This comes against..
IndiaTimes - Published

Coimbatore witnessed one sexual assaulton minors every four days this year

86 cases registered so far under provisions of the POCSO Act, statistics provided by police reveal
Hindu - Published

24 girls harassed in Hisar village school, physical training instructor, lab assistant held

After months’ long sexual harassment of 24 girl students from a Hisar village school came to light on Monday, a laboratory assistant and physical training instructor (PTI) of the school were arrested..
IndiaTimes - Published

Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar convicted

*New Delhi:* A Delhi court convicted expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar on Monday for raping a woman in Unnao in 2017 saying the victim's testimony was 'truthful and unblemished' against a 'powerful..
Mid-Day - Published

Coimbatore to get special court for POCSO Act cases

Around 120 cases registered under the Act pending trial in Mahila Court
Hindu - Published

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