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Rape accused arrested on his wedding day in Rohtak

Accused had allegedly raped a 17-year-old who lived in her neighbourhood in Rohtak after barging into her house.

The man has been sent to judicial custody. His marriage could not be solemnised, the officials said.
The man has been sent to judicial custody. His marriage could not be solemnised, the officials said.
Published on Dec 18, 2022 04:10 AM IST
By, Rohtak

Legislature must consider concern over age of consent under Pocso: CJI

The legislature must address concerns related to the age of consent under the Pocso Act, which criminalises consensual sexual activities even in ‘romantic’ relationships for those under the age of 18, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud said on Saturday.

New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice DY Chandrachud speaks during the Constitution Day celebrations 2022 at the Supreme Court, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo) (ANI)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice DY Chandrachud speaks during the Constitution Day celebrations 2022 at the Supreme Court, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo) (ANI)
Updated on Dec 11, 2022 04:42 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas, New Delhi

‘Child sexual abuse is still a hidden issue’, says CJI

The CJI stated that the executive and the judiciary must work together to prevent sexual abuse of children from occurring which sometimes compunds the victims' trauma.

CJI was Speaking at a two-day national programme on the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. (Representational Image)
CJI was Speaking at a two-day national programme on the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. (Representational Image)
Updated on Dec 10, 2022 04:01 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

Karnataka: Court fines cops for arresting wrong person in POCSO case

A local court on Friday slapped a fine of ₹5 lakh on the police for arresting the wrong person in a POCSO case in the Mangaluru district of Karnataka.

Police had arrested the wrong person of the same name and kept him in judicial custody for almost a year. (Representational Photo)
Police had arrested the wrong person of the same name and kept him in judicial custody for almost a year. (Representational Photo)
Published on Dec 03, 2022 08:27 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yamini C S

Labourer in actor's farm house gets 43 yrs jail term in POCSO case

Najeeb, the accused, was employed in Vinish Darshan Katewari Stud Farm owned by Kannada actor Darshan.

Judge Shayma Khamroz found Najeeb (33) guilty and sentenced him on charges under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. (File image)
Judge Shayma Khamroz found Najeeb (33) guilty and sentenced him on charges under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. (File image)
Published on Nov 25, 2022 12:09 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S
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