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RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 366, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 17, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Offence u/ss 363, 366 IPC and S.17 of POCSO Act - Quashing of FIR - Prosecutrix found major by Doctors who conducted her ossification test as per order of Court - Medical report of prosecutrix is based on complete physical examination of prosecutrix - Prosecutrix since is adult and she had gone..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 4, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 452, 377-- Sexual assault of 16 years old boy - Unnatural offence - Victim being less than 18 years of age, therefore he was a child at the time of incident - Presumption u/s 29 of POCSO Act comes into operation - Defence raised by accused is probable when read along with medical evidence rebutted the said..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 35(2), 33-- Sexual offences against children - Directions issued for speedy disposal of cases Viz. : (i) High Courts shall ensure that cases registered under POCSO Act are tried and disposed of by Special Courts and presiding officers of said Courts are sensitized in the matters of child protection and..........
SIKKIM HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- Rape - Delay in lodging FIR - Delay occurred due to trauma suffered by prosecutrix - Merely because prosecutrix was not a child as defined u/s 2 of POCSO Act, does not deprive her of right of being traumatized and shocked by abhorrent act of accused - Prosecutrix admitted that she slept that night..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354, 324, 308, 84, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 10-- Offence u/s 354, 324, 308 IPC and S.10 of POCSO Act - Plea of insanity - Version of complainant is totally contrary to contents of complaint and in conformity with alleged history given in MLC of fall from stairs - Evidence on record shows psychiatric illness, intelligence quotient of accused..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 372-- Proviso, 378(3), Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Ss.4, 42 - Appeal against acquittal - Offence u/s 4 of POCSO Act - Appeal not maintainable in view of S.42 of POCSO Act, as offence u/s 4 of POCSO Act and S.376 and other offences under which accused are convicted are similar..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 16, 6, 10, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 506-- Abetment of offence - Sexual assault on minor by her own grandfather - Petitioner/grandmother of victim was present in house and was made aware by victim that hurt was caused by accused, which statement was neither looked at nor heeded to - Memo of confession as available on police file, is prima..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354, 452, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 7, 8, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 3(2)(v)-- Offence u/ss 354, 452 IPC and Ss.7, 8 of POCSO Act - Alleged offences under which accused is implicated is not punishable with more than 10 years - Thus, S.3(2)(v) of SC/ST Act does not apply...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354, 452, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 7, 8-- Bail - Offence u/ss 354, 452 IPC and Ss.7, 8 of POCSO Act - Keeping in view facts and circumstances of case, nature of accusations, severity of punishment in case of conviction, period of detention already undergone, unlikelihood of early conclusion of trial and without going into merits of case,..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 33(1), Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 10(3)-- Offence under POCSO Act - Bail granted by CJM as he was authorised by Special Judge to deal with POCSO matters during the absence of Special Judge - Held, S.10(3) of the Code confers power on the Sessions Judge and not on the Special Judge - No Court can be authorised to deal with POCSO matters..........

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