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sexual offences

Two awarded death, two others lifer in POCSO cases

In the first case, the court sentenced Ramkirit Goud, a resident of Thane, to death for kidnapping, raping and killing a three-year-old girl in Thane.

09 Mar 2019 1:59 AM

Court: Minor’s consent not legally valid

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 on the accused.

26 Sep 2018 1:41 AM

Uber rape case: HC upholds life term of convict

The incident had taken place on Dec. 5, 2014, when the victim, a finance executive, was returning home in Central Delhi.

16 Sep 2018 12:34 AM

Death penalty for child rapists now

The bill stipulates stringent punishment for perpetrators of rape, particularly of girls below 12 years, for which death sentence has been provided.

07 Aug 2018 1:23 AM

Parliament passes bill to provide death penalty to child rape convicts

The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2018, which was passed in the Lok Sabha on July 30, was approved by a voice vote in the Upper House.

06 Aug 2018 9:25 PM


Maneka Gandhi urges city police to take action in assault of 2-year-old boy

Ms Gandhi expressed her displeasure at the slow pace of police investigation in the case.

13 Jul 2018 7:35 AM

Expedite probe in Pocso cases, Baijal tells cops

L-G was chairing a law and order meeting of Delhi police, which was attended by chief secretary Anshu Prakash and other senior officials.

01 Jun 2018 5:45 AM

Deterrence theory is outdated

Far more offences against children are committed not only in India but across the globe.

07 May 2018 3:50 AM

Death penalty for child rape won’t end trafficking

However, an increase in the sex trafficking of children and infants has failed to spark a similar national outcry, according to campaigners.

25 Apr 2018 7:23 AM

6th standard boy rapes 6-year-old

Crying inconsolably, the girl confided in her mother who immediately registered a complaint with the Malwani police station.

24 Apr 2018 2:23 AM


Govt: Complete forensic probe within a month

The official said that the home department of the government had started working on preparing a proposed Bill to amend the IPC and the CrPC.

17 Apr 2018 4:18 AM

‘Cops add extra provisions in cases of sexual offences’

The report, placed before a two-judge bench of acting chief justice Gita Mittal and justice C. Hari Shankar.

06 Apr 2018 6:59 AM

Teacher ‘asks for kiss in return for five marks’

Source added that Khan was called in by the police for questioning, after which he was arrested on Saturday afternoon.

25 Mar 2018 7:11 AM

Man arrested for raping 13-yr-old granddaughter

The complainant narrated her ordeal to her uncle when he returned home in the night.

27 Feb 2018 6:41 AM

POCSO cases up 35 per cent from 2015

In 2015, 908 cases were registered, while 2016 saw 1,346 cases.

02 Dec 2017 2:08 AM


Delhi: Elderly rapist lures minor girl with chowmein, Rs 10 note

The accused used to feed the girl her favourite dish of 'chowmein' and then sedated her by giving her a pill.

27 Sep 2017 9:00 PM

Rajasthan: Teen woman burnt alive for opposing molestation

The police have arrested both the accused.

25 Sep 2017 6:48 PM

Chhattisgarh: Another self-styled god man charged with sexual assault

The complaint against Phalahari Maharaj was lodged by a 21-year-old woman hailing from Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur.

21 Sep 2017 3:35 PM

9-yr-old girl raped in Delhi's Karol Bagh

The girl's family claimed that the accused tried to strangulate her and left her as he assumed her to be dead.

21 Sep 2017 10:04 AM

17-year-old girl raped by two men in Thane

In February 2017, the men, who knew the girl, called her to a lodge in Kalyan on some pretext and offered her a drink laced with sedative.

06 Sep 2017 1:52 PM