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Kerala HC to State: Publicize Toll-Free No. “112” as Emergency Response Support System(24.05.2022)

Kerala High Court while suggesting State to consider to assist child abuse or sexual violence survivors, has emphasised the need to take steps to publ.....

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Allahabad HC Rejects Bail Plea of High Court Advocate Accused of Sexually Assaulting Law Student(27.05.2022)

Allahabad High Court rejected bail application of High Court advocate who has been accused of sexually and physically assaulting a 20 year old law stu.....

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Meghalaya HC: Act of Holding Hands Of Child Can’t be Considered As Sexual Assault Under POCSO Act(30.05.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has ruled that the act of holding the hands of a child and saying that her hands are beautiful cannot be considered an act of sex.....

Tags : Meghalaya High Court, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences, 2012, sexual assault



Kerala HC Grants One More Month to Wind up Further Investigation for Prosecution(20.04.2022)

Kerala High Court has granted one more month's time to conclude the further investigation to the prosecution in the 2017 sexual assault case.

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Kerala HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Makeup Artist Accused of Sexual Assault by Several Women(25.04.2022)

Kerala High Court has granted anticipatory bail to celebrity makeup artist Anez Anzare who has been accused of sexually abusing several women under th.....

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Delhi HC Temporarily Suspends Sentence of Man Convicted for Sexual Assault of Minor(23.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has granted interim suspension of sentence to a man convicted and sentenced for 10 years of imprisonment for committing sexual assaul.....

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Calcutta HC Upholds Conviction For Aggravated Sexual Assault In POCSO Case(16.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court upheld conviction for the offence of aggravated sexual assault under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) b.....

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P&H HC: No Ground for Default Bail U/S 167(2) CrPC(03.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court, Has held that, for an offense of sexual assault, final report would be complete on statement of the prosecutrix and For.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Forensic Science Laboratory Division, sexual assault



Meghalaya HC: Redness & Swelling in Vaginal Walls Sufficient to Show Penetrative Sexual Assault(12.08.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has held that redness and swelling in the vaginal walls by a woman who was sexually assaulted coupled with difficulty in passing .....

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Bombay HC Upholds Conviction of Boarding House Owner for Sexually Assaulting Boys(22.01.2019)

Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction and 10-year sentence awarded to a 28-year-old man for sodomising and sexually assaulting three minor boys .....

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Bombay HC Grants Pre-Arrest Bail to Engineering Student Accused of Sexual Assault on Minors(14.12.2020)

Bombay High Court has granted pre-arrest bail to a 19-year-old engineering student accused of aggravated penetrative sexual assault on two minors and .....

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SC Dismisses SLP Seeking Change of Judge Holding Trial in 2017 Actor Sexual Assault Case(15.12.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed the special leave petition filed by the State of Kerala seeking the change of the judge holding trial in the 2017 actor se.....

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Delhi HC Permits Minor Rape Survivor to Terminate 26 Weeks Pregnancy(21.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has permitted a minor victim of sexual assault to terminate her pregnancy of 26 weeks old pregnancy. The Court highlighted that in ex.....

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Kerala HC Issues Directions for Victim Protection Protocol for Sexual Assault Survivors(25.07.2022)

Kerala High Court has notified a list of directions to the State authorities to set up a gender-neutral victim protection protocol to ensure that all .....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Sexual Assault Survivors, Gender Neutral



Supreme Court Issues Important Directives to protect privacy and reputation of Sexual Assault Victim(12.12.2018)

SC while issuing important directives to protect privacy and reputation of sexual assault victims has barred any agency from revealing the identity of.....

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Bombay HC: Groping Without ‘Skin-to-Skin Contact’ to Amount to Molestation, Not Sexual Assault(25.01.2021)

Bombay High Court has held that groping a child's breasts without 'skin-to-skin contact' would amount to molestation under the Indian Penal Code, 1860.....

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Ker. HC: Media Transgressed the Limits of Fairness, Reasonableness, and Rationality(23.09.2022)

Kerala High Court while dismissing petition filed by survivor of sexual assault to transfer case from Principal Session Court, has criticized media fo.....

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Bombay HC Grants Bail to Father in Sexual Assault Case, Blames Girl(06.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has granted bail to a man who was accused of sexually assaulting his 17-year-old adopted daughter, stating that victim had sexual in.....

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SC: Non-Reporting of Sexual Assault Despite Knowledge is Serious Crime(03.11.2022)

Supreme Court while observing that non-reporting of sexual assault against a minor child despite knowledge is a serious crime, has held that more ofte.....

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SC Stays Bombay HC Judgment Holding 'Skin to Skin' Contact Necessary for 'Sexual Assault'(27.01.2021)

Supreme Court has stayed a Bombay High Court order acquitting a man accused of child abuse on the grounds that groping a child's breasts without 'skin.....

Tags : Supreme Court, ‘Sexual Assault’ Under POCSO Act



Bombay HC: Holding of Minor Girl’s Hand and Opening Zip Not ‘Sexual Assault’ Under POCSO Act(28.01.2021)

Bombay High Court has held that the act of holding a minor girl's hands and opening the zip of pants will not come under the definition of "sexual ass.....

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Delhi HC Upholds 5-year Jail Term of Man for Sexually Assaulting Minor(05.04.2017)

Delhi High Court has upheld a five-year jail term awarded to a man for sexually assaulting an eight-year-old girl and observed that the incident may h.....

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SC: Failure to Send Seized Clothes to Forensics Insignificant Once Court Believes Survivor's Story(25.11.2022)

Supreme Court has held that once court believes statement of a survivor of sexual assault, it is sufficient to establish an offence punishable under S.....

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Mumbai Court: Death of Victim Before Examination During Trial Can’t be Reason to Acquit Accused(28.10.2022)

Mumbai Court while convicting a man for sexually assaulting a minor victim has held that death of a minor sexual assault victim from cancer before she.....

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Meghalaya HC: Can't Equate Act of Mutual Love Between Young Boyfriend-Girlfriend to Sexual Assault(31.10.2022)

Meghalaya High Court while quashing POCSO charges against a minor's partner has held that the term 'sexual assault' as per POCSO Act can’t be attribut.....

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Top Court Stays Trial in Sexual Assault Case Against Malayalam Actor Dileep(06.05.2019)

Supreme Court has stayed the trial against Malayalam Actor Dileep in the sexual assault he had been implicated in. The trial will remain stayed until .....

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Bombay HC Directs IO to Take Corrective Measures in Sexual Assault Case(05.04.2021)

Bombay High Court has directed the Investigating officer to take corrective measures and trace the victim girl in an incident wherein a girl, who was .....

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Delhi HC Awards Rs. 6 Lakh Interim Compensation to Minor Sexual Assault Victim(17.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has awarded Rs. 6 Lakhs as interim compensation to a minor victim of sexual assault, directing the Delhi State Legal Services Authori.....

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AP HC: Ejaculation Not Required for Proving Penetrative Sexual Assault Under POCSO(18.04.2023)

Andhra Pradesh High Court while upholding a conviction in a POCSO case has observed that under Section 3 of POCSO Act, only penetration and not ejacul.....

Tags : Andhra Pradesh High Court, POCSO, Ejaculation, Penetrative Sexual Assault



Del. HC: Both, a Sensitive Heart and an Alert Mind Required by Judges in Child Sexual Assault Cases(09.05.2023)

Delhi High Court has observed that it is duty of every Court to have a sensitive heart and an alert mind while recording and conducting trial in sexua.....

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Madras HC Directs Lower Court to Complete Trial in Sexual Assault Complaint of IPS Officer(03.08.2021)

Madras High Court has directed a lower court in Villupuram to complete the trial in the sexual assault complaint of a woman IPS officer against the su.....

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Kar HC Refuses to Quash FIR Against Gynecologist for Failing to Report Sexual Assault Against Minor(08.06.2023)

Karnataka High Court has refused to quash FIR filed against a Gynecologist under Section 21 of POCSO Act for failure to report incident of sexual assa.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Gynecologist, POCSO, Sexual Assault, Report



SC: Penetrative Sexual Assault Against Child Below 12 Years is Aggravated Sexual Assault(06.07.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that if accused commits ‘penetrative sexual assault’ on a child below twelve years it is ‘aggravated penetrative sexual .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Penetrative Sexual Assault, Aggravated Sexual Assault, Minimum Sentence



Del HC: Absence of Injuries on Private Parts Doesn’t Establish Absence of Penetrative Sexual Assault(16.08.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that mere absence of injuries on private parts of the POCSO victim cannot be a ground to hold that penetrative sexual assaul.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, POCSO, Penetrative Sexual Assault



Gau. HC Cancels Bail Granted to Hostel Warden Accused to have Sexually Assaulted 21 Children(24.07.2023)

Gauhati High Court while stressing the need to sensitize judges handling POCSO Cases, has Suo moto cancelled bail granted by the trial court to a Host.....

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Kerala High Court Grants Pre-Arrest Bail to Former Chief Airport Officer in Sexual Assault Case(19.01.2022)

Kerala High Court has granted anticipatory bail to former Chief Airport Officer (CAO) of the Trivandrum International Airport, Giri Madhusudana Rao in.....

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Kerala HC Grants Prosecution to Complete Examination of Witnesses in 2017 Sexual Assault Case(25.01.2022)

Kerala High Court has granted the prosecution 10 more days from January 27 to complete the examination of witnesses before the trial court in the sens.....

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Kerala HC Invites Suggestions to Shield Sexual Assault Survivors from Trauma During Investigation(07.01.2022)

Kerala High Court has reiterated its stand that survivors of sexual assault have to be thoroughly protected from further harassment or ridicule as it.....

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P&H HC: Ejaculation of Semen Not a Pre-Requisite to Establish Penetrative Sexual Assault(21.12.2023)

Punjab & Haryana High Court while observing that ejaculation of semen is not a necessary pre-requisite for proving penetrative sexual assault, has hel.....

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Kerala High Court Grants Bail to Accused Manikandan in Actor Sexual Assault Case(16.11.2021)

Kerala High Court has granted bail to Manikandan, the third accused in the 2017 sensational case relating to the abduction and sexual assault of a Mal.....

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Meghalaya HC Grants Bail to Teenager in Sexual Assault Case Under POCSO Act(23.11.2021)

Meghalaya High Court has granted bail to a teenager in a sexual assault case lodged against him under the provisions of Protection of Children from Se.....

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Calcutta HC: Act of Dragging Orna, Pulling Hand, Proposing to Marry Not Sexual Assault(01.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that the act of dragging orna (women scarf), pulling hand of the victim and proposing her to marry does not come within t.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Definition of Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment



Kerala High Court: Incident of Rape not Implausible Just Because Family Lives in a Small Hut(23.01.2024)

Kerala High Court while upholding father’s conviction for sexually assaulting and raping his minor daughter has held that merely because the family of.....

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Bom. HC: Touching Penis to Victim’s Private Part Constitutes Penetrative Sexual Assault under POCSO(30.01.2024)

Bombay High Court while denying bail to accused has held that mere touching the penis to the victim's vagina with sexual intent constitutes the offenc.....

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Bom HC: Merely Touching Penis to Private Part of Child Doesn’t Constitute Penetrative Sexual Assault(05.02.2024)

Bombay High Court while reducing the sentence of the convicts held that the mere touching of the child’s vagina with accused’s penis would not constit.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Penetrative Sexual Assault, Sections 4 & 6 of POCSO Act



SC Directs to File Report on Officers Involved in Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Sexual Assault Case(24.03.2022)

Supreme Court has directed Bihar to file a report on action taken against State officers involved in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual assault case......

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Delhi HC : Judges Should Not Disclose Victim’s Name in Sexual Assault Case(30.05.2016)

Delhi HC has said that Judicial officers should not mention the name of victims in the judgements passed in sexual assault cases and they “must avoid”.....

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Gujarat HC Directs DGP, Gujarat to Ensure All Police Stations Aid Victims of Sexual Assault Crimes(24.02.2022)

Gujarat High Court has directed the Director General of Police, Gujarat State to ensure that all the police stations in the state have a panel of lawy.....

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Kerala HC Denies Bail to Prime Accused Pulsar Suni in Sexual Assault Case(30.03.2022)

Kerala High Court has refused to grant regular bail to Pulsar Suni in 2017 sexual assault case where a well-known actress was abducted and raped in a .....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Pulsar Suni, sexual assault case, abducted, raped, conspiracy



Kerala HC Dismisses Plea of Witness Alleging Harassment from Investigating Officer in Assault Case(04.04.2022)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a petition filed by Sagar Vincent, a witness in the 2017 actor sexual assault case alleging that investigating officer.....

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Kerala HC Allows Anticipatory Bail by Actor Dileep in Alleged 2017 Sexual Assault Case(07.02.2022)

Kerala High Court has allowed the anticipatory bail plea moved by actor Dileep and other accused in the alleged criminal conspiracy to kill police off.....

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Kerala HC Dismisses Plea by Dileep to Quash Further Investigation in Actor Sexual Assault Case(09.03.2022)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a petition filed by actor Dileep seeking to quash further investigation in the actor sexual assault case being conduct.....

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Delhi High Court: Ensure Sensitive Photos in Sexual Assault Cases Not Displayed on E-Court Monitors(02.11.2018)

Delhi High Court has issued a “practice direction”, directing counsel in sexual harassment cases to ensure that intimate and sensitive photographs of .....

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