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Rape accused Gayatri Prajapati released from Lucknow jail

Rape accused Gayatri Prajapati released from Lucknow jail

Samajwadi Party leader and former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati, who was arrested in connection with a case of an alleged sexual assault of a minor girl, was released from the district jail in Lucknow on Wednesday.

Kerala: 21-year-old beautician `sexually assaults` 17-year-old boy, arrested

As per police, the woman and the boy became friends on Facebook.

Kerala: 12-year-old boy fathers child with 16-year-old, gets booked under POCSO Act

Kerala: 12-year-old boy fathers child with 16-year-old, gets booked under POCSO Act

According to a report, the girl and the boy are relatives.

Man arrested held for raping minor daughter in Gurgaon

A 35-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his 10-year-old daughter, then city police said on Wednesday.

POCSO charge against BSP leaders including Mayawati for derogatory remarks

POCSO charge against BSP leaders including Mayawati for derogatory remarks

Police will add certain sections of POCSO Act in the FIR against some BSP leaders for their alleged lewd remarks against expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh's family members.

Minor girl repeatedly raped by father in Maharashtra

A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father for about an year in Bhiwandi here, police said on Monday.

More than 2000 cases registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act

 More than two thousand cases were registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) in children's courts between April 1, 2014 and March 31, 2015 while the average percentage of conviction of cases is about two per cent.

Girl gang-raped by five persons in Delhi

A 17-year-old girl working as a domestic help at a JNU professor's residence was allegedly abducted from outside the varsity's campus in south Delhi and gang-raped, police said on Tuesday.

Two held for 'raping' girl on pretext of taking her home in Gadchiroli

A minor girl was allegedly raped by two persons, including a school cook who was instructed to drop her home after she sustained a leg injury in school, police said Thursday.

Girls not safe in country: Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday said that girls were "not safe" in the country, and expressed deep concern over the recent incidents of rapes of minors in the national capital which he said stood out for the sheer "apathy".

Rape laws on minor girls; SC makes NCW party to PIL

 The Supreme Court on Friday made the National Commission for Women (NCW) a party to a PIL challenging constitutional validity of a provision in rape laws that permits "intrusive sexual intercourse with a girl child aged between 15 to 18 years" by the husband.