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A case was registered against the accused on the complaint of the minor’s mother.(Representative image)

13-year-old girl sexually assaulted by neighbour in Manesar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2018 08:11 AM IST
Police said the accused attacked the minor while she was asleep on the roof.
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Representative image. The boy’s parents lodged a complaint with Childline, a 24-hour, toll-free, telephone helpline service for children in distress.(AP Photo)
Representative image. The boy’s parents lodged a complaint with Childline, a 24-hour, toll-free, telephone helpline service for children in distress.(AP Photo)

34-year-old woman teacher arrested for sexually abusing 14-year-old boy in Chandigarh

By Parina Sood | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 08:30 AM IST
The science teacher, who is the mother of two girls and a neighbour of the boy whom she was tutoring, has been booked under stringent POCSO Act.
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People hold placards as they participate in a protest against rapes in Mumbai.(REUTERS)
People hold placards as they participate in a protest against rapes in Mumbai.(REUTERS)

Five minor boys arrested for raping 12-year old girl in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 09:35 PM IST
The boys, aged 16-17 years, first trapped the girl in their neighbourhood by offering her chocolates and allegedly raped her. Subsequently, they repeated the offence several times by threatening that they would kill her, if she revealed the crime to anybody.
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The police, administration and the local court moved quickly after public outrage over the infant’s rape and murder in Indore.(Reuters File Photo)
The police, administration and the local court moved quickly after public outrage over the infant’s rape and murder in Indore.(Reuters File Photo)

How Indore ensured death sentence within 23 days for man accused of raping, killing child

By Punya Priya Mitra | Hindustan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 08:36 AM IST
Public outrage and push from police helped ensure swift justice in the Indore rape and murder case.
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People participate in a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu, and a teenager in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, in Mumbai, on April 15.(Reuters file photo)
People participate in a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu, and a teenager in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, in Mumbai, on April 15.(Reuters file photo)

Jaipur Bishop seeks support for priest booked for sending indecent messages minor

By Nitika Kakkar | Jaipur, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 12:13 AM IST
Bishop of Jaipur Oswald J Lewis has written to the Catholic Diocese of the city asking them to “fast and pray” for Georgish Britto, a priest who was booked under the POCSO Act last month for allegedly sending indecent messages to a Class 9 student at an Alwar school.
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File photo of people participating in a protest rally in Mumbai.(REUTERS)
File photo of people participating in a protest rally in Mumbai.(REUTERS)

Out on bail, Rajasthan rape accused charged for alleged sexual assault of 3-year-old girl

By Aparnesh Goswami | Hindustan Times, Bikaner
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 10:59 PM IST
Police said the accused was caught by locals while he was sexually assaulting the 3-year-old. He was earlier arrested on charges of raping a 10-year-old.
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People take out a silent candle light protest demanding justice for the rapes minors, at Park street in Kolkata on April 14, 2018.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
People take out a silent candle light protest demanding justice for the rapes minors, at Park street in Kolkata on April 14, 2018.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

Accused in Ghaziabad rape of girl rescued from madrasa to be tried as adult

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2018 04:41 PM IST
A bone ossification test of the accused, initially thought to be 17 years old, determined that he was older.
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On April 24, residents and members of rightwing outfits staged a protest on NH-24 demanding action against those responsible for allegedly abducting and raping the girl inside the madrasa.(HT File/Sakib Ali)
On April 24, residents and members of rightwing outfits staged a protest on NH-24 demanding action against those responsible for allegedly abducting and raping the girl inside the madrasa.(HT File/Sakib Ali)

Ghaziabad madrasa where minor was raped closed, did not have permission

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad, Ghaziabad
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2018 08:05 AM IST
The building had come under scanner after Delhi Police conducted a raid on April 22 and rescued a 10-year-old girl, who was allegedly abducted and raped.
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Students protest against rising instances of rape across the country, in Srinagar.(PTI)
Students protest against rising instances of rape across the country, in Srinagar.(PTI)

Supreme Court asks high courts to fast-track trial under POCSO Act

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2018 03:09 PM IST
The apex court also asked the high courts to instruct trial courts not to grant unnecessary adjournments during trial of cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
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Police said the accused confessed to the crime and had been booked under section 376A, 302, 201 of the IPC and section 6 of the POCSO Act.(Reuters File Photo)
Police said the accused confessed to the crime and had been booked under section 376A, 302, 201 of the IPC and section 6 of the POCSO Act.(Reuters File Photo)

Man arrested for raping, killing five-year-old neighbour in Dhanbad

By Pankaj Kumar | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2018 12:02 AM IST
The girl’s body was found from a nearby forest without any clothes, about a kilometre away from the house of the accused.
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Jaswanti Devi
Jaswanti Devi

Apna Ghar horror tales: How Jaswanti Devi kept her misdeeds secret

By Vivek Gupta | Hindustan Times, Panchkula
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2018 11:54 AM IST
Jaswanti Devi, who was sentenced to life in jail for the sexual exploitation of inmates at her shelter, ensured that her victims didn’t speak to anyone outside the complex.
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Four life terms would effectively mean the man will be in prison for lifetime.
Four life terms would effectively mean the man will be in prison for lifetime.

Tamil Nadu man gets 4 life terms for raping minor daughter, impregnating her

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Thanjavur
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 07:39 PM IST
Prosecution said the man had raped his daughter after gagging and tying her limbs at their house when her mother was away in 2016.
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The victim was sent to Madhubani sadar hospital for medical examination and the report was awaited.(Reuters File Photo)
The victim was sent to Madhubani sadar hospital for medical examination and the report was awaited.(Reuters File Photo)

Two men arrested for raping 11-year-old girl in Bihar’s Madhubani

By Bishnu K Jha | Hindustan Times, Madhubani
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2018 04:41 PM IST
Two men arrested for raping 11-year-old girl in Bihar’s Madhubani
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A woman holds a candle and placard seeking an end to sexual violence against women, which has been on the rise in the country, during a protest in Bangalore.(AP Photo)
A woman holds a candle and placard seeking an end to sexual violence against women, which has been on the rise in the country, during a protest in Bangalore.(AP Photo)

Child rights activists oppose death penalty for rape of minors

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2018 07:56 PM IST
The activists are of the view that as most rapes are perpetrated by family members, invoking death penalty will only increase the chances of acquittal.
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A child holds a placard during a protest against rape, in Kochi on April 15, 2018.(Reuters)
A child holds a placard during a protest against rape, in Kochi on April 15, 2018.(Reuters)

Govt to start database of sex offenders

By Moushumi Das Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 04:23 PM IST
Police and legal authorities in any state would be able to access the data for verification of the antecedents of those charged with sexual offences, according to the ordinance cleared by the Union cabinet
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Legal experts say Sengar (pictured) has been booked for cognizable offence and non-bailable offences under which he is required for immediate custodial interrogation by the police.(HT Photo/Subhankar Chakraborty)
Legal experts say Sengar (pictured) has been booked for cognizable offence and non-bailable offences under which he is required for immediate custodial interrogation by the police.(HT Photo/Subhankar Chakraborty)

Not arresting rape accused BJP MLA Sengar is breach of law: legal experts

By Chetan Chauhan, New Delhi | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2018 05:16 PM IST
Legal experts say the POCSO Act provides for immediate arrest of the accused. Others say action should be taken against police for not arresting Sengar immediately after he was booked for rape.
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