Post Tagged with: "POCSO Act"

Rape accused out on bail thrashed by group of 6 on New Year Eve, dies

Rape accused out on bail thrashed by group of 6 on New Year Eve, dies

Gurgaon: A 20-year-old youth, originally from Rajasthan, who was brutally thrashed on , succumbed to his injuries in Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi on Wednesday. The deceased was the accused in a case registered in April, 2018, and had been released on bail from Bhondsi jail around 15 days before. Police […]

Death penalty for aggravated assault under POCSO Act: Law Minister

Death penalty for aggravated assault under POCSO Act: Law Minister

New Delhi: The Union cabinet on Friday approved amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, intensifying the law to safeguard minors in the country. The provision of death penalty has been included for those found guilty of aggravated assault. ?Cabinet has approved death penalty in aggravated […]

Teen rapes minor neighbour, sent to juvenile home

Teen rapes minor neighbour, sent to juvenile home

GURUGRAM: A 14-year-old boy was detained and sent to a correction home for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl in Dorka village on Monday evening. The girl?s mother told police that the girl often visited the juvenile?s house, in their neighbourhood, to play with other children. On Monday too, she went […]

Thane: Man who raped minor gets 7 years? RI

Thane: Man who raped minor gets 7 years? RI

THANE: A 22-year-old construction labour has been convicted for raping a in 2016. The district court has sentenced him to seven years rigorous imprisonment. District judge HM Patwardhan also imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 on Ganesh Wadhole, a native from Buldana, in his verdict delivered on Thursday. Public prosecutor […]

Man who raped minor in 2016 gets seven years? RI

Man who raped minor in 2016 gets seven years? RI

THANE: A 22-year-old construction labour has been convicted for raping a in 2016. The district court has sentenced him to seven years rigorous imprisonment. District judge HM Patwardhan also imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 on Ganesh Wadhole, a native from Buldana, in his verdict delivered on Thursday. Public prosecutor […]

24-year-old arrested for stalking minor in Delhi

24-year-old arrested for stalking minor in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A 24-year-old man was arrested for allegedly sexually harassing and stalking a minor girl in central Delhi?s area on Sunday evening. DCP (New Delhi) said that the , Akhand Pratap Singh, has been arrested for stalking and under sections of the . A preliminary probe has revealed that […]

Guj: Man held for raping 17-year-old colleague

Guj: Man held for raping 17-year-old colleague

VADODARA: A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her colleague at a spice shop in grain market on December 13. The girl approached the City police station on Monday evening following which a case of and violation of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was registered against the […]

Man held for raping 17-year-old colleague

Man held for raping 17-year-old colleague

VADODARA: A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her colleague at a spice shop in grain market on December 13. The girl approached the City police station on Monday evening following which a case of and violation of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was registered against the […]

Visually challenged girl nabs molester in Mumbai

Visually challenged girl nabs molester in Mumbai

MUMBAI: A 15-year-old visually-challenged girl got a man caught after he allegedly molested her in a Central Railway local on Monday night. She was in a coach booked for handicapped of a down local with her father when the incident occurred. Police said the girl is trained in martial arts. […]

Man sentenced to life imprisonment for raping six-year-old girl in Ludhiana

Man sentenced to life imprisonment for raping six-year-old girl in Ludhiana

LUDHIANA: A local court sentenced a man to for raping a six-year-old girl, a counsel said on Saturday. The court of additional session judge Jagdeep Kaur Virk also imposed a fine of Rs 1.50 lakh on the convict, Sunil Rai, he said. The fine will be paid to the victim […]