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Pocso Act

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The two judgments triggered widespread outrage among the general public as well as the legal circles

01 Feb 2021 8:51 AM

UP Cabinet gives nod for setting 218 fast-track courts for rapes, crimes against minors

At present, the state has 81 fast-track courts to hear cases related to women, Pathak told PTI.

09 Dec 2019 5:07 PM

6-year-old locked up in bathroom in Kolkata and raped; one arrested

The man was arrested after a complaint was filed by the rape survivor's mother, a senior officer said.

07 Dec 2019 10:55 AM

Man held for abducting, raping 8-year-old girl in Rajkot

The victim was sleeping beside her mother, who works as a labourer, in public garden when Mashru kidnapped her and raped her near a bridge.

01 Dec 2019 7:51 PM

'Politically-influenced police officers submitted weak report in Walayar rape case'

The trio, arrested under various sections of the POCSO Act were acquitted by the court.

12 Nov 2019 6:29 PM

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UP man sentenced to 15 years in jail for raping minor girl

The judge also slapped a fine of Rs 30,000 on the convict, of which Rs 25,000 will be paid to the victim's family.

01 Oct 2019 9:41 AM

Rajasthan man held for raping his 11-year-old daughter

Pragat Singh on Thursday asked her younger daughter to go out and then took her elder daughter in a room where he beat her and raped her.

28 Sep 2019 3:43 PM

Kerala: 70-year old Catholic priest accused of molesting minors

The incident occurred month ago when the nine-year old girls went to the priest's office to seek his blessings after service in the Church.

20 Sep 2019 12:17 PM

Jharkhand youth gets 20 years rigorous imprisonment for raping minor

The accused, a labourer hired to fix a tent, had whisked away the girl to a secluded place and raped her.

06 Sep 2019 1:21 PM

Delhi: Police station gheraoed after law student thrashed by cops

In his complaint, Mr Pramod stated that on August 25, at about 1.15 pm, he got a call from the Adarsh Nagar police station.

02 Sep 2019 1:38 AM

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Mumbai teen married off, forced into flesh trade by mother; raped by brother

The girl claimed that when she sought help from her brother, he raped her and threatened to kill her with a sword, he said.

19 Aug 2019 8:11 AM

Andhra girl thrashed by village head for eloping on parents’ ‘request’

According to the police, the girl’s parents had approached Lingappa to resolve the issue, when the girl was adamant on marrying her cousin.

17 Aug 2019 9:32 AM

15-yr-old girl catches father attempting to rape 4-yr-old, saves her and locks him up

Acoholic, Bodra was in intoxicated at the time of the incident, police said, adding that his wife and daughter were fed-up of his nuisance.

11 Aug 2019 2:20 PM

Gurgaon: 15-year old gets gang-raped multiple times, then dumped on village outskirts

A medical examination was conducted and the girl’s statement was recorded under Section 164 of the CrPC at the Nuh court on Tuesday.

08 Aug 2019 4:20 PM

Gurgaon sees highest number of rape, murder cases in past five yrs

Faridabad and Gurgaon also saw highest number of child rape cases registered under the POCSO Act.

06 Aug 2019 10:00 AM

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Man sentenced to life for raping minor girl in Jharkhand

The judge also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on Topno.

01 Aug 2019 3:42 PM

Pune Mother commits suicde after killing daughters who were raped

The incident was reported from Noor Mohalla of Pimpri-Chinchwad in the city.

29 Jul 2019 7:49 PM

Man gets 3 years in jail for sexually harassing minor

He was punished under Sections 354, 452 of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

29 Jul 2019 1:36 PM

Set up Pocso courts in all district: Supreme Court

SC directs setting up of centrally-funded exclusive court in each district.

26 Jul 2019 2:16 AM

'Please be decent': Smriti Irani to BJP lawmaker on POCSO Act debate in Parl

Yadav said: 'My friend came to visit me and he started talking about porn. I was confused. I have heard of popcorn, but not porn.'

25 Jul 2019 10:22 AM

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