The school owner and his accomplice allegedly laced the food of the young girls with sedatives and later molested them.
"We must strive to ensure the prevention of such crimes, and the launch of the 'Abhaya' project is a step in that direction as the society also needs to be well aware and educated," Asthana said.
The woman informed police that the accused used to call students to his house where he kept obscene literature and sex toys, and would force them to smoke narcotic substances. She also alleged that he is on 'good terms with the senior management of the college'.
The police have registered a case under provisions of the POCSO Act and IPC sections 306 (abetment to suicide), 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 452 (house-trespass after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint) among others
The Kerala High Court awarded lifer to a priest, who had repeatedly molested a minor girl in front of her siblings.
Biles said USA Gymnastics and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee knew she was abused by their official team doctor long before the issue came into public.
'We have arrested 15 suspects after identifying them through video footage. The footage has been sent to the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) for identification of the remaining suspects,' a Lahore Police officer told
In the videos emerged in social media, hundreds of young men can be seen throwing the girl in the air for fun, dragging her, tearing her clothes and molesting her. They also took off her shalwar (trouser) and molested her.
The alleged incident happened at the Siri Fort Sports Complex in Delhi on April 10 and the SAI coach was arrested on the same day
The girl's family had earlier alleged that the 16-year-old boy often used to harass her and accused the police of letting the boy go only after warning him
The girl resorted to the extreme step after she was harassed and molested by a 16-year-old boy, officials said
The accused reportedly boarded the bus along with the police officer and toucher her inappropriately while standing behind her, officials said.
Both the 11-year-old and the 9-year-old victims are sisters who refused to go to the madrasa after they accused the teacher of touching them inappropriately
Both the teacher and the panchayat secretary are deployed in the same Lalalurikhera block in the district, the SHO said, adding that the police are probing the matter.
A special POCSO court on Tuesday acquitted a 28-year-old technician who was previously accused of molesting a 5-year-old's mother.
The ghastly act came to light on Sunday after a video started circulating on social media. The incident was reported from an area of JJ colony in Wazirpur
The villagers alleged that the man barged into the house of the woman and harassed her, but was caught when she raised an alarm.
The victim was returning home at around 11 pm after attending a birthday party of her friend in Jadavpur's Bikramgarh area in a vehicle where three of her friends including one woman were present
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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