Attorney General KK Venugopal on Tuesday strongly objected to the judgement passed by the Bombay High Court, which held 'skin-to-skin' contact is necessary to constitute sexual assault under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
The Supreme Court on Monday imposed a cost of Rs 25000 on the state of Himachal Pradesh for filing an appeal after a delay of 650 days against the acquittal of a man convicted and sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment in a POCSO case.
A Delhi Court has sentenced a 76-year-old temple priest to rigorous life imprisonment for raping two minor girls aged seven and nine years repeatedly, stating that the Court would be failing in its duty, if such predators are set free and allowed to circulate, endangering other children.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response from the Delhi goverment over a petition for creation of Additional Public Prosecutors for the purposes of conducting trials in the Fast Track Special Courts.
The Delhi High Court passed the order in a leave petition against the order of the Trial Court which aquitted the rape accused. The accused was charged for rape of a minor and a case was registered under Section 506 IPC and Section 6 of POCSO Act.
A three-judge bench of Justices NV Ramana, Surya Kant & Aniruddha Bose has disposed off the plea today while appreciating the efforts of the petitioner Kirti Ahuja who appeared and argued the matter in person through Video Conferencing.
In a recent case of alleged rape and murder of two minors, a UP police officer revealed the names of the victims, violating a Supreme Court order against such acts. Many news outlets also published the names.
The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed the criminal trial pending before the Rohini District & Sessions Court, New Delhi, in the complaint filed against cricketer-politician Gautam Gambhir, his foundation and others in the plea regarding quashing of complaint in a case relating to illegal hoarding