When contacted Delhi Police Spokesperson Chinmoy Biswal said, “In Delhi, we register crime against children and POCSO cases promptly and take a deadline of 60 days under POCSO Act for investigation very seriously. A majority of the 56 per cent pending cases last year has been charge-sheeted and moved to court.”
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) issued a notice to the Delhi Police on Saturday seeking immediate action in the matter even as cops continued to search for the accused.
The Kerala High Court awarded lifer to a priest, who had repeatedly molested a minor girl in front of her siblings.
The accused had raped six-year-old girl following which there had been massive outcry in the state.
The police said that landlady's brother Praveen Verma has been arrested on the complaint of the girl's father who made a PCR call when the accused allegedly tried to force the family to cremate the body.
The police said investigation is still on in the matter as there was one more accused in the case who is absconding.
In her complaint, the woman alleged that she was sexually assaulted by the accused two months ago but police turned her away when she tried to get the FIR registered earlier.
The girl had stepped out of her house to answer nature's call when she was abducted by Sunil with the help of his sister, who is the victim's friend.
BJP President JP Nadda slammed Gandhi for lying about taking the consent of the family of a Dalit rape victim in Delhi before posting their image online.
'The body was found near a pond, which is around 3 km from her house. She had gone missing from her house on Wednesday evening,' Circle Officer Dudu Umesh Kumar said.
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has asked Twitter to take action against Rahul Gandhi's handle for sharing the photo saying it violates the Juvenile Justice and POCSO Acts.
The incident has created uproar with political leaders and activists demanding stern action against the accused.
Dismissing the plea of rape survivor, the top court also denied bail to her assaulter, who also had moved plea to it on the ground that he wanted to marry the survivor.
According to the police, the victim’s parents have alleged that a crematorium’s priest in southwest Delhi raped the minor girl on Sunday
The incident occurred in Nagpur on Thursday night after the minor girl left her house following a quarrel with her sister-in-law, officials said.
Amid pressure from Opposition over the heinous gang rape of two minors, Goa CM Pramod Sawant remarked that parents need to "introspect" instead of blaming the government and police.
The girl belonged to the scheduled caste community and she has alleged that Shahzad promised to marry her
The girl's family reported that she was abducted on July 9 after she stepped outside to fill water from a hand pump near her house.
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