POCSO

Holding minor girl's hand and opening pant's zip not sexual crime under POCSO: Bombay HC

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court passed the order in a case pertaining to a sexual act involving a 5-year-old girl committed by a 50-year-old man. The single bench of Justice Pushpa Ganediwala ruled that the crime falls under Section 354A (1) (i) of the IPC and not the POCSO Act.

Jan 28, 2021, 12:11 PM IST

Sexual assault under POCSO Act needs 'skin to skin' contact, says Bombay High Court

Justice Pushpa Ganediwala of the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court, in a judgement passed on January 19, the detailed copy of which was made available now, held that there must be 'skin to skin contact with sexual intent' for an act to be considered sexual assault. She said in her verdict that mere groping will not fall under the definition of sexual assault.

Jan 25, 2021, 11:44 AM IST

Seven including woman arrested for gangrape of 13-year-old girl in Maharashtra

A case has been registered against the accused under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Jan 11, 2021, 11:42 AM IST

Girl gangraped by 4, including juvenile friend, in posh Delhi locality

On Sunday, information was received at Greater Kailash-1 police station regarding the rape of a girl by four people.

Dec 21, 2020, 15:31 PM IST

Rajasthan teacher demands sexual favours from students for 'good marks' in exams, arrested

A 45-year-old Political Science lecturer in a govt-run school in Neemrama was arrested and sent to custody after several students complained against him for inappropriate behaviour and seeking sexual favours from them. 

Dec 21, 2020, 10:07 AM IST

Stepfather rapes 6-yr-old visually-impaired girl in Maharashtra's Thane

Police have arrested a man for allegedly raping his six-year-old visually impaired stepdaughter in Maharashtra's Thane district, a police official said on Sunday (December 6).

Dec 06, 2020, 15:50 PM IST

14-year-old Chhattisgarh tribal girl out with male friend gangraped

The incident took place on Sunday night under the City Kotwali police station area of Kawardha town, the district headquarters, when the victim had gone out with a male friend.

Nov 24, 2020, 13:58 PM IST

Tantrik, two others gangrape, impregnate two sisters in Gujarat's Navsari

The accused Tantrik had suggested exorcism of two sisters and asked their father to bring them for rituals, for which he charged Rs 50,000 from him. 

Nov 07, 2020, 15:08 PM IST

Teen boy rapes 5-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur

The girl was playing near her house when the accused took her to a secluded place and allegedly raped her, the family members alleged.

Oct 25, 2020, 13:27 PM IST

Minor girl raped, video circulated in Madhya Pradesh; accused arrested

A minor girl was allegedly raped in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district and a video of the act was circulated on the social media.

Oct 05, 2020, 00:05 AM IST

19-yr-old struggles for life after gangraped by four in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras; put on ventilator with sever injuries

Hathras Superintendent of Police Vikrant Vir said that the four accused named in the rape case, which took place on September 14, have been arrested.

Sep 27, 2020, 14:45 PM IST

Body of 12-year-old girl, who went missing, found in open drain in Hyderabad

The minor had gone missing on Thursday night after she left her house for cycling. Her family members had filed a complaint and searches were being carried out by the police officials for her in the vicinity. 

Sep 18, 2020, 17:22 PM IST

Teen raped, accused gets thrashed by girl's family in Uttar Pradesh's Banda

The girl's mother has also registered a case against the gram pradhan and some others for threatening her family. The medical examination of the girl did not confirm rape, police said.

Sep 18, 2020, 12:39 PM IST

Teen girl abducted, thrashed, gangraped in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia

The incident took place on September 9 but came to light on September 14 when Lucknow Deputy Inspector General of Police Amitabh Thakur took note of a Facebook post of a social activist, Rajat Singh, on the gangrape.

Sep 15, 2020, 17:29 PM IST

15-year-old gangraped by five in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur; 1 arrested

Superintendent of Police Sitapur told ANI that one of the five accused has been arrested while a search is underway for four others involved in the crime. 

Sep 15, 2020, 09:27 AM IST

Minor girl raped in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly; 2 arrested, hunt on to nab 2 more accused

A minor girl was allegedly raped by four men in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh and the entire incident recorded on video by other accused, police said on Thursday (September 3). 

Sep 04, 2020, 08:48 AM IST

8-year-old minor girl gangraped by six teenagers in west Tripura district

Six of the accused who live at Tabaria in West Tripura district were arrested and one is absconding.

Aug 30, 2020, 22:04 PM IST

Man arrested for rape attempt on seven-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Noida

The incident had taken place on Wednesday evening and an FIR was lodged in connection with the case at Sector 39 police station a day later, on August 27 night.

Aug 28, 2020, 13:33 PM IST

4-year-old girl raped, smothered to death in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon; accused arrested

A police official said that the accused, identified as Shekhar Korram, was arrested after the incident on August 22. 

Aug 24, 2020, 14:51 PM IST

Teen gangraped multiple times, killed; body dumped in septic tank in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri

The victim, a class 10th student, went missing on August 10, following which her family lodged a police complaint. On August 20, the police arrested three persons, and during interrogation, they confessed to have raped and killed the girl on August 15. 

Aug 22, 2020, 14:51 PM IST