POCSO

December 9, 2022
minor, POCSO, rape, sex,

Madras High Court is “eagerly waiting” for the Legislature to Reduce the Age of Consent under POCSO Act

The Madras High Court is “eagerly waiting” for the legislature to reduce the age of consent under the POCSO Act. Background  The case of the prosecution […]
November 21, 2022
marriage, muslim, personal law, sweep, POCSO,

Marriage between Muslims under Personal Law not Excluded from Sweep of the POCSO Act:  Kerala High court

The Kerala High Court ruled that the marriage between Muslims under personal law is not excluded from the sweep of the POCSO Act. Background  Petitioner is […]
March 6, 2022

(POCSO) Investigation officer or SJPU to inform minor survivor’s parents if the accused files for bail: Karnataka High Court

The Karnataka High Court ruled that the investigation officer or Special Juvenile Police Units (SJPU) should inform the minor survivor’s parents if the accused files for […]
February 24, 2022
SC set aside Jharkhand HC's order granting bail in POCSO Act case citing a “love affair” between the accused and the prosecutrix

SC set aside Jharkhand HC’s order granting bail in POCSO Act case citing a “love affair” between the accused and the prosecutrix

The Supreme Court set aside the Jharkhand High Court’s order granting bail in the POCSO Act case citing a “love affair” between the accused and the […]
February 24, 2022
Special court orders registration of FIR under POCSO Act against the producers of the Marathi film “Varan Bhaat Loncha Kon Nay Koncha”

Special court orders registration of FIR under POCSO Act against the producers of the Marathi film “Varan Bhaat Loncha Kon Nay Koncha” alleging the movie contains sexually explicit content involving minors

The special court orders registration of FIR under POCSO Act against the producers of the Marathi film “Varan Bhaat Loncha Kon Nay Koncha” alleging that the […]
February 10, 2022
Bombay HC upholds Conviction, Commute Death Penalty Of 23 Yr Old based of Extra Judicial Confession

Bombay HC upholds Conviction, Commute Death Penalty Of 23 Yr Old based of Extra Judicial Confession

The Bombay High Court upheld the conviction and commuted the death Penalty of 23 Year old based of Extra Judicial Confession. Background  When the father of […]
February 10, 2022
Inserting finger into the vagina of a minor girl amounts to an offence of 'penetrative sexual assault' under the POCSO Act: SC

Inserting finger into the vagina of a minor girl amounts to an offence of ‘penetrative sexual assault’ under the POCSO Act: SC

The Supreme Court ruled that inserting finger into the vagina of a minor girl amounts to an offence of ‘penetrative sexual assault’ under the POCSO Act. […]
February 9, 2022
POCSO Act): Consent obtained by giving threat and/or even simple consent by a minor has no value in the eye of law, rules Bombay HC

(POCSO Act): Consent obtained by giving threat and/or even simple consent by a minor has no value in the eye of law, rules Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court ruled that consent obtained by giving threat and/or even simple consent by a minor has no value in the eyes of law.  […]