Sexual Assault

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Goa Man Poses As Tantrik To Rape Minor, Arrested

In Goa, a 50-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl, confirmed police on June 1. The accused posed as a "Tantrik" to allegedly rape the 14-year-old minor.  He took the girl at his residence under the pretext of getting all her wishes in life fulfilled. Based on the complaint of victim's father, the police registered a case and arrested the accused, and victim's mother.

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Goa, rape, arrested, Police, POCSO

Minor  Molested

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Mumbai Police Arrests 1 For Alleged Molestation Of Minor, Investigation Underway

In Mumbai's Dindoshi area, a man was arrested for alleged molestation of a 13-year-old minor, confirmed police on May 29. The incident happened when the victim was alone at home and tried to molest her, when protested, the accused threatened to kill her. The victim's parents registered an FIR with Dindoshi Police, immediately.  A case has been registered under sections of the IPC, POCSO, and an investigation is underway.

Sun, 29 May 2022 - 10:38 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mumbai, Molestation, FIR, IPC, POCSO

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Minor Pregnancy

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Class VII Girl Delivers Baby In Tamil Nadu's Tirupattur; 22-Year-Old Neighbour Arrested

In Tamil Nadu's Tirupattur, a 12-year-old girl delivered a baby boy on May 3, after which the hospital management informed the child welfare committee, social welfare office and police. On May 4, the minor's father lodged a police complaint against their neighbour, who is a 22-year-old construction worker, for sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions. Following the lodging of complaint, the accused absconded. However, he was arrested on… read-more

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 02:10 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Class VII, Child sexual assault, POCSO, Minor Pregnant, Tirupattur

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12-Year-Old Allegedly Impregnates Teenage Girlfriend, Booked

A 12-year-old boy has been arrested in Tamil Nadu for allegedly impregnating his 17-year-old girlfriend. The girl just recently gave birth to a baby a few days back. Both the girl and the boy are said to have been in a relationship for years. The boy has been booked under provisions of the POCSO Act. He has been lodged at the Government Home in the Thanjavur district.

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 - 11:03 AM / by Varun Das

Tags: Crime, Pregnant, POCSO, POCSO Act, arrested

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Mumbai Police Arrested

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Man Arrested For Raping & Impregnating 13-Year-Old Girl: Maharashtra

In another shocking incident, a 30-year-old allegedly raped & impregnated a 13-year-old minor in Sector-2 area of Ulwe, Maharashtra. As per sources, the accused and the victim were friends, and after winning the victim's confidence he allegedly made sexual relations. When the victim's parents got to know about the relationship and two months pregnant daughter, they approached the NRI Coastal Police. An FIR has been registered under IPC,… read-more

Fri, 01 Apr 2022 - 09:01 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra(95), rape charges, Mumbai Police, IPC, POCSO

Rape victim

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Cousin Rapes 12-Year-Old Minor In Uttar Pradesh

In Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi region, a 12-year-old minor was allegedly raped, confirmed police on March 27. As per PTI, victim's cousin identified as Pradeep, allegedly visited her when she was alone on night of March 25, took her to a secluded area, and raped her. When she returned home, and was admitted to hospital. Victim's parents approached police, which registered a case under IPC and POCSO Act. An investigation underway.

Sun, 27 Mar 2022 - 06:26 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, rape allegations, Rape Victim, Police FIR, POCSO

Rape victim

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Man Rapes 13 Year Old & Impregnate Her, Arrested In Mumbai

A neighbour allegedly raped a 13-year-old, when she used to be home alone, for months in Mumbai. The incident came to light, when the victim complained of stomach ache and was found to be five-months pregnant. Victim's parents registered a FIR and police arrested the accused from Mira Road. He has been charged under 376 IPC section and POCSO Act, and will be produced in the court on March 25.

Fri, 25 Mar 2022 - 10:40 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rape Victim, Mumbai Police, Pregnant, IPC, POCSO

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Minor raped image representation

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School Teacher & 1 Other Rape 8-Year-Old In UP's Muzaffarnagar

A school teacher and manager allegedly raped an eight-year-old, in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. The class-III student of a private school narrated the incident to her parents, following which, a complaint was filed with Kotwali Police Station. Reportedly, the rape was confirmed through a medical examination. Furthermore, the accused have been arrested and booked… read-more

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 06:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Minor Rape, Crime, POCSO, IPC, Uttar Pradesh

Mahesh Manjrekar

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Bombay HC Grants Interim Protection To Mahesh Manjrekar

The Bombay High Court granted interim protection to actor Mahesh Manjrekar in case registered under POCSO Act. Manjrekar and producers of Marathi film Nay Varan Bhat Loncha Kon Nay Koncha were alleged of showing minors in sexual scenes. However, they filed a petition, demanding quashing of complaint, following which the HC bench on March 1, directed police not to take any action… read-more

Tue, 01 Mar 2022 - 08:06 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: mahesh manjrekar, POCSO, Mumbai, Bombay HC, Films

Justice Ganediwala

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SC Collegium Anulls Proposal Granting Permanency To Bombay HC Judge

Following Bombay High Court's regressive verdicts on child sexual offences, the Supreme Court collegium annulled its recommendation to delegate Justice PV Ganediwala as a permanent judge. Justice Ganediwala, an additional judge at the Bombay HC, had made headlines for her controversial Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) acquittals. Reportedly, public condemnation surrounding the sexual assault adjudications forced the… read-more

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 05:00 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Supreme Court, Bombay High Court, POCSO, Sexual Assault, Justice SA Bobde

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