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.”
An FIR was registered against Kundra on February 4 at the Malwani police station after a woman approached the police and made certain allegations in her complaint, an official said.
Out of these cases, charge sheets were filed in 141 cases while just six people were convicted for the offence during the six-year period.
The bench agreed to examine the pleas filed by Editors Guild of India and a former major general, challenging the constitutionality of the law, and said its main concern was the "misuse of law".
Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) alleged that Kappan has been chained to a cot in the hospital he was admitted to after falling in the bathroom and later testing positive for Covid-19.
The locals pelted stones at the police who came to rescue the women.
The incident came to light when the 38-year-old woman, a resident of suburban Tilaknagar, approached the police with a complaint on Tuesday evening, an official said.
Sageer Ahmed was arrested under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and sent to jail in Barabanki.
Court seeks immediate action on a month-old plea that falsely reveals the identity of Hathras rape victim.
Congress councillor Haji Mirza of Maktampura ward of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) near Juhapura has been booked under various sections of the IPC.
The Punjab Police has seized two sophisticated arms and ammunition, including one MP5 sub-machine gun.
A case has been registered under Section 304 (punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against building owner Rehan, who had absconded after the fire broke out.
Apart from Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, all other states have the provision of anticipatory bail.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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