Pocso Act
States  /  Published 02.02.22

Youth held over abuse of girl from Sikkim

Sikkim police with the assistance of their Bengal counterparts and the Border Security Force have arrested an alleged child abuser from Fulbari in Jalpaiguri district of Bengal. Tashi Wangyal Bhutia,...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

India  /  Published 27.01.22

Grant for shelter abuse survivors

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said the Bihar government has informed it that compensation amounts ranging from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 9 lakh have been handed over to 49 survivors of sexual ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

News  /  Published 28.12.21

Sessions on child safety before schools in Kolkata reopen

Schools in the city are making teachers, non-teaching staff and parents aware about the rights of the child and the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act, the move timed with reop...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

India  /  Published 04.12.21

SC order on POCSO Act

The Supreme Court has agreed to examine a legal question of whether Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act cases can be quashed on the basis of compromise between the accused and the ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.11.21

Prayagraj: Dalit man arrested

A 23-year-old Dalit man has been arrested in the case involving the murder of a Dalit family in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj. The local police claim that he carried out the murders along with unident...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Lucknow


News  /  Published 18.11.21

Predator of minor girls from Bengal arrested in Mumbai

A man accused of trafficking multiple minor girls from South 24-Parganas to Maharashtra was arrested from the outskirts of Mumbai on Monday, police said. Allauddin Molla, who hails from Canning, was ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.11.21

Man arrested in Tamil Nadu for rape of minor sister-in-law

A 25-year-old man, accused of raping his sister-in-law, a minor, and taking objectionable pictures of her, was arrested in Tamil Nadu on November 2. The girl’s family is from Hingalganj in Basi...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 23.09.21

Thane: 26 held for teen's rape

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped multiple times at different places in Thane district of Maharashtra over the last eight months, and police have arrested 24 persons and detained two minors ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 28.08.21

Delhi rape: Cops file chargesheet

The Delhi police filed a charge sheet in a court here on Saturday against a crematorium priest and three others for alleged rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl in the Delhi Cantonment area earlier...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.08.21

Rahul: NCPCR summons Facebook

India's apex child rights organisation NCPCR has summoned Facebook officials Tuesday for not responding to its notice flagging Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's Instagram post allegedly revealing...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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