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Need discussion on Pocso Act, says HC

Three years after the stringent Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (Pocso) was enacted, the Bombay high court has questioned the wide scope of “presumption of guilt“ of an accused in the special law. Times of India, 1 week ago
FIR should be registered against complainant: CCPCR Times of India, 2 months ago

Mumbai: Principal of St Xavier's school arrested for allegedly molesting two students

The principal was booked under relevant sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POSCO).
 DNA3 weeks ago St Xavier’s school Principal arrested for sexual abuse of six-year-old boy  Asian Age3 weeks ago Mumbai school principal booked for sexual assault on 6yr old boy  Hindustan Times3 weeks ago Mumbai: St Xavier's principal sent to police custody for allegedly molesting school boy  DNA3 weeks ago

One more booked for minor's rape after SC body intervenes

Police added charges under the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act against an accused in the rape case of a minor Dalit girl in Moga district.
 Times of India2 weeks ago Teacher acquitted of rape charges  Asian Age3 weeks ago

3-year-old girl allegedly sexually assaulted by juvenile

The victim''s mother lodged a complaint after which a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and relevant sections of IPC was registered.
 DNA2 months ago Bangalore: 3-year-old girl sexually assaulted at school  DNA2 months ago 3-year-old girl sexually assaulted at school in Bengaluru  Jagran Post2 months ago Bengaluru: 3-year-old girl sexually assaulted at school; parents demand action against culprit  DNA2 months ago

N.S. man appealing 7-year sentence for "repugnant" sex offences

A 38-year-old North Kentville man is appealing his seven-year sentence on child pornography and sexual assault charges . Jason Pittspleaded guilty last October to charges including possession and making child pornography and conspiracy to commit ...
 CBC2 weeks ago Man sexually abused bedridden 14-year-old recovering from illness  STV.tv1 week ago Minors held for sexual assault in separate cases  Asian Age12 hours ago Man sent to prison for molesting stepdaughter  Kingston Whig-Standard1 month ago

Almost 260 sex attacks in NI schools

A total of 259 sexual offences, that allegedly took place on school premises across Northern Ireland, were reported to police over the past three years. The figures were revealed as part of a UK-wide investigation by BBC Radio 5 Live into sex ...
 BBC1 month ago Sexual assault of Bengaluru schoolgirl: School principal, president arrested  DNA2 months ago Sexual assault of girl: School principal, president arrested  Deccan Herald2 months ago

SP warns against concealing sexual assault incidents

Superintendent of Police S D Sharanappa has warned that any attempt to conceal sexual assault incidents is punishable offence. Anyone who comes across the incident should bring it to the notice of police and law will take its own course. During the monthly ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Activists submit memorandum to NCW chair on issues concerning sexual assaults on disabled women  Times of India2 weeks ago

PIL in HC against its order to abolish POCSO court

challenging its administrative order abolishing a special court set up under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for hearing child sexual abuse cases. The PIL filed by a lawyer has contended that the high court's May 16 order, by which the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Why POCSO court abolished, asks HC  Times of India1 month ago HC seeks RG's reply against its order to abolish POCSO court  Business Standard1 month ago
Melbourne Age

Former University of Canberra academic charged with sex offences against students

A former University of Canberra professor will fight allegations he sexually assaulted and committed indecent acts on four students. Arthur Marshall Hoyle, 65, was charged in the ACT Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning with 12 counts of ...
 Melbourne Age12 hours ago University of Canberra academic charged with sex offences against students  WA Today12 hours ago Former UC academic charged with sex offences against students  Canberra Times12 hours ago Former Adass leaders could face charges  Australian Jewish News6 days ago
New Zealand Herald

3 Man jailed for sexual offences

The irreparable harm Lynne Paul Kurei did to three young girls has led to him spending an indefinite term behind bars. In the High Court at Rotorua yesterday Justice Timothy Brewer sentenced Kurei, 45, of Rotorua, to preventive detention. He ...
 New Zealand Herald5 days ago 1 Rapist gets indefinite jail term  New Zealand Herald4 days ago
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