The school owner and his accomplice allegedly laced the food of the young girls with sedatives and later molested them.
The woman's father, based out of Delhi, had in early 2017 filed a police complaint that she had been been kidnapped. The victim was then 17 years old.
POCSO Cases: A report by Praja Foundation has said that 99% of the cases under the POCSO Act are still pending in the courts, highest number of rape victims between 12 and 18 years of age.
While reducing the sentence of a man who sexually assaulted a 10 year old, Allahabad High Court said that oral sex does not fall in the category of aggravated but penetrative sexual assault which is punishable under Section 4 of POCSO Act.
The Supreme court on Thursday quashed the controversial skin to skin contact judgement of the Bombay High Court. The concept of skin to skin contact has now found a controversial place in the Indian Judiciary.
Supreme Court made the remark while quashing the controversial judgement of the Bombay High Court which acquitted a man from sexual assault charges under POCSO Act saying that skin to skin contact was not made.
On September 30, the Supreme Court had reserved its judgment on appeals challenging the Bombay High Court verdict, acquitting a person under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, after he pressed a girl's breast over her dress, on the grounds that there was no skin-to-skin contact.
The 21-year-old father of the child has been booked under POCSO as well as for rape.
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
After the video clips went viral , a criminal case has been filed against 8 people, including 6 women in a village in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district. NCPCR also took cognizance of the matter.
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 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.
Additional Government Counsel Ajumed Singh Chauhan said the offence was committed on December 14, 2020, when Neeraj had lured the girl to a desolate place in his village and raped her.
The incident took place on Monday afternoon in Dharsiwa police station limits, located on the outskirts of capital Raipur.
The incident occurred eight years ago after the couple called the minor to their residence and committed the crime.
The case came to light in September, 2018 when the victim, all of 11 years, was found to be pregnant upon being taken to a doctor by her parents who got worried over her frequent bouts of illness.
Justice Pushpa Ganediwala had earlier ruled that groping without 'skin-to-skin' does not qualify as sexual assault
A special POCSO court on Tuesday acquitted a 28-year-old technician who was previously accused of molesting a 5-year-old's mother.
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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