Sexual assault: SC sets aside Bombay High Court’s skin to skin contact order

The Supreme Court today set aside the Bombay High Court order that held that ‘skin-to-skin’ contact was necessary for the offence of sexual assault under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Continue Reading

Pollachi: 19-year-old woman arrested under Pocso Act

The Pollachi all-woman police have arrested a 19-year-old woman under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act for marrying a 17-year-old boy and sexually assaulting him. Continue Reading

Daily wage labourer held for sexually assaulting minor girl

A 21-year-old man has been arrested under the POCSO Act for sexually assaulting a minor girl at Gobichettipalayam in Erode district, police said. Continue Reading

Govt school teacher held for “misbehaviour” with girl students

A 26-year-old teacher of a government school near here was arrested Wednesday on the charge of misbehaving with girl students, police said. Continue Reading