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Study Says Trial In 99 Per Cent Of POCSO Cases Was Still Pending By December 2020

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.”

Delta Meghwal Case: Rajasthan Court Convicts All Accused; Victim’s Father Says 'Justice Delivered'

Oct 08, 2021 Tabeenah Anjum

Five years ago a teenager Delta Meghwal was found dead at her college in Rajasthan’s Bikaner district, following which her parents had alleged that she was raped by her teacher.

6-Year-Old Girl Raped By Grandfather, Man In Front Of Younger Brother

After the incident, the two accused gave the victim Rs 20 and threatened her against revealing the ordeal to anyone

Madrasa Teacher Sentenced 5 Years' Rigorous Imprisonment For Molesting Two Minor Girls

Mar 02, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

If You Are Willing To Marry Her, The Court Will Consider Bail Plea: SC To Rape Accused

But on learning that the accused is already married, the court ordered him to seek regular bail

28 February, 2021

CBI Identifies 10 New Victims Who Were Allegedly Sexually Abused By UP-Based Engineer

Outlook Web Bureau

Junior engineer Ram Bhuwan had served in the state’s irrigation department before he was suspended and arrested on charges of sexual abuse.

28 February, 2021

Shocking! Teenage Boy Arrested For Raping 4-Year-Old Girl

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident occurred in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit village, police said

06 February, 2021

Bombay HC Suspends Jail Term For 19-Year-Old Convict For Raping His Minor Cousin

Outlook Web Bureau

The court ruled that a minor's consent falls under a legal grey area as consent given by a minor is not valid in the eyes of law.

29 January, 2021

Shocking! Man Rapes His Minor Stepdaughter; Gets 20 Years Rigorous Imprisonment

Outlook Web Bureau

In a bone-chilling incident, a fast track court in Raipur has sentenced a 47-year-old man to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment for raping his minor stepdaughter

24 July, 2020

Minor Covid Positive Girl Sexually Assaulted By Another Patient At Quarantine Centre In Delhi


The 19-year-old man, who allegedly sexually assaulted the 14-year-old girl, was arrested along with one of his associates, the police said, adding that both have been sent to judicial custody.

22 February, 2019

Anti-Human Trafficking Unit Reunited Over 130 Missing Children With Families

Outlook Web Bureau

The traced children were aged between five and 18. Most of the children were from a poor socio-economic background.


30 January, 2019

Local Congress Leader In Kerala Booked For Allegedly Raping Minor Tribal Girl

Outlook Web Bureau

A local Congress leader in Kerala has been booked for allegedly raping a minor tribal girl for nearly a year.

22 December, 2018

Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Abducting, Raping 16-Year-Old Girl In Rajasthan

Outlook Web Bureau

A 35-year-old man was sentenced to life imprisonment for abducting and raping a 16-year-old girl by a POCSO court in Rajasthan's Bundi district.

17 December, 2018

On Nirbhaya’s 6th Anniversary, 3-Year-Old Girl Raped By Guard In Delhi, Critical

Outlook Web Bureau

The condition of the victim is critical and she is undergoing treatment in the DDU hospital.

25 September, 2018

A Minor's Consent Is 'No Consent In Eyes Of Law' In Rape Cases, Court Says

Outlook Web Bureau

A minor’s consent will not be considered as consent, the court said after they sentenced an accused 31-year-old man to seven years of jail for raping a minor.

22 July, 2018

Minor Allegedly Gang-Raped In Jharkhand

Outlook Web Bureau

This comes after five women, associated with an NGO, were allegedly gang-raped at gunpoint in Jharkhand's Khunti district a month back.

17 July, 2018

Chennai Schoolgirl Raped Over 6 Months By Security Guards, Others; 17 Arrested

Outlook Web Bureau

Perpetrators silenced the hearing-impaired 11-year-old victim by videotaping the crime and blackmailing her.


Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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