Pocso Act(Search results - 14)
Top StoriesFeb 10, 2021, 5:21 PM IST
SC issues notice on NCW plea challenging Bombay HC's 'skin to skin' judgment under POCSO Act
In its plea filed in the apex court, the NCW has said that if such a perverse interpretation of physical contact is allowed, it will adversely impact the basic rights of women.
Top StoriesJan 25, 2021, 1:42 PM IST
Not considered sexual assault if there’s no skin to skin contact: Bombay HC
While section 354 entails a minimum sentence of imprisonment for one year, sexual assault under the POCSO Act entails a minimum imprisonment of three years.
CrimeSep 22, 2020, 7:32 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: Construction worker held for sexually assaulting 4-year-old girl
A 24-year old construction worker was on Tuesday arrested under POCSO Act for sexually assaulting a four-year old girl
IndiaAug 29, 2020, 2:09 PM IST
Woman arrested for bashing up, burning grandson with wax for throwing tantrums
Unaware of the POCSO Act and trapped by the traditional mindset of silencing children for mischievous acts, a woman beat up her grandson aged 2 and burnt his hands and back with candle wax.
The naughty child had been stung by a bee while he was at tree bushes near his house. Despite warnings, he was adamant to go out. The child's mother was nursing her new-born and had left her son in her mother's care. Frustrated by his tantrums she physically assaulted him.
The child was admitted to hospital. The video of the act went viral, following which police registered a case.
CrimeJul 11, 2020, 11:35 AM IST
Swami arrested from ashram in Uttar Pradesh for abusing minors; 10 boys rescued
Based on a complaint from Child Helpline, Muzaffarnagar Police on Thursday raided Godiya Math ashram and arrested owner Swami Bhakti Bhushan Maharaj. Minor boys from Mizoram, Tripura and Assam were rescued. A case under IPC Section 377 and POCSO Act has been registered.
IndiaJun 5, 2020, 6:17 PM IST
Kerala woman ‘gang-raped’ in Thiruvananthapuram: Husband, four others arrested
Police said they will file another case against the arrested under the POCSO Act for abusing the woman in front of her son.
CrimeDec 26, 2019, 1:00 PM IST
Man booked under POCSO act for sexually assaulting 2-year-old in Bengaluru
Yelahanka Police arrested accused Mallappa and handed him over to judicial custody for sexually assaulting a two-and-a-half-year-old in Bengaluru’s Allasandra
IndiaDec 20, 2019, 2:44 PM IST
Unnao rape case: Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar gets life imprisonment
Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar was convicted under POCSO Act for raping a minor in 2017. The Delhi court pronounced a Rs 25 lakh fine, Rs 10 lakh compensation to the victim and a life term in prison.
May 14, 2018, 4:48 PM IST
Kerala Shocker: Mother of the abused child booked
In the shocking Edappal theatre molestation case, the accused have confessed and a case under the POCSO Act and Section 354 of IPC has been registered
Mar 26, 2017, 11:47 AM IST
Mishel Shaji death: Why did police slap Cronin with POCSO Act?
In another development to the Mishel Shaji Varghese death probe, the Crime Branch has charged her boyfriend Cronin Alexander Baby under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
Jan 20, 2017, 10:43 AM IST
Revealing POCSO victims identity can court trouble: Kerala High Court
Section 23 (1) of POCSO Act clearly prohibits commenting or reporting on molestation victim in any form or media that is likely to reveal his identity or affect his reputation