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Rapist to be tried as per bio age, not mental age, of survivor: SC

Rapist to be tried as per bio age, not mental age, of survivor...

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Protection of Child against Sexual Offences Act 2012 (POCSO) cannot be invoked to prosecute a man for raping a mentally-challenged adult victim, whose under-developed brain is akin to a child's. A victim's plea to ... DNA, 1 month ago

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No bail for Swami; victim to undergo polygraph test

Thiruvananthapuram: The POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act) court dismissed the bail application of Swami Ganeshananda in the bobbitising case. The prosecution has argued against granting bail to the Swami as the investigations into the ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago Victims not informed of developments in POCSO cases: PIL in HC  Business Standard2 months ago

Oral evidence enough to probe sexual offences: HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday has said that justice cannot be denied to the victims of sexual offences for the lack of medical evidence and the woman's oral testimony was enough. The observation was made by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and ...
 DNA1 month ago HC seeks Centre's response on petitions to make marital rape an offence  DNA1 month ago HC seeks record of doctor indicted in US for sexual offence  Prokerala2 months ago HC raps doc for practicing in India after ouster from US  Business Standard2 months ago

Two Indian naval sailors court-martialled, sentenced for sexual offence

[India], Aug. 02 (ANI): The Indian Navy on Wednesday court-martialled two naval sailors after finding them guilty of sexual offences, sentencing them to rigorous imprisonment for 15 years and 12 years respectively. A case of alleged sexual offence by these ...
 Sify2 weeks ago Navy sailors convicted for raping minor  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Indian Navy court martials two sailors for raping minor  DNA2 weeks ago

Man gets jail for "vile act" of sexually assaulting mother

A Delhi court has sentenced a man to four years in jail for sexually assaulting his septuagenarian mother, describing the unimaginable offence as a "vile act" that is universally held as "morally and physically reprehensible". The court rubbished the defence ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Barber gets 10 yrs in jail for sodomising minor  DNA1 month ago

Tutor accused of sexually harassing student, walks free

The court let off the south Delhi resident of the offences under section 354D (stalking) of the IPC and under section 12 (sexual harassment) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
 DNA2 months ago

50% population feels unsafe due to rise in sex crimes:Court

Fifty per cent of the population in the city feels unsafe due to rise in cases of sexual offences against women, a Delhi court has observed while refusing to set aside jail term of a convict in a sexual harassment case. A rise in such cases has led to a ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Roman Polanski's victim asks judge to dismiss sexual offence case

Samantha Geimer was 13 when she was sexually assaulted by Roman Polanski in the late 1970s. Now, 40 years after the numerous proceedings of the on-going case, she has asked the judge to drop the case.According to CNN, for the first time in 40 years, the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Simple blow on child's back is not sexual harassment: Court

A simple blow on a child's back does not amount to sexual harassment under the POCSO law as there must be a sexual intent behind the act, a Delhi court has said. It said that an offence under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act is made ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Get kids to report sexual harassment on POCSO e-box: CBSE to schools  DNA3 weeks ago

Five-year jail to man for sexually assaulting minor girl

A 32-year-old man has been sent to jail for five years by a Delhi court for sexually assaulting an eight-year-old girl and threatening to kill her if she disclosed the incident to anyone. Additional Sessions Judge Ashwani Kumar Sarpal, while awarding 5 years ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago 32-year-old gets 5 years in jail for molesting a child  DNA1 month ago Wife earlier accused him of sexually assaulting their child  Deccan Herald2 months ago 5-yr-old explains sexual assault on her through Barbie doll  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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