Sunday, February 5, 2023

POCSO

Call for an end to violence against children

People from all sections of the society were called to be more aware of Children’s rights and raise voice against all forms of violence against children at the first annual convention of Child Friendly Dimapur (CFD), ANMA Integrated Development...

6 teenagers held for raping minor in south Assam

Six teenaged boys were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly gang-raping a minor girl in southern Assam’s Karimganj, police said.Police said that the victim’s family lodged a complaint on Monday that the 13-year-old girl was gang-raped at Kalinagar area under...

Child sexual abuse cases on the rise in Mnp

MANIPUR RECORDED 161 POCSO RELATED CASES IN 19 MONTHS Manipur social welfare minister Heikham Dingo Singh on Saturday stressed the need for a proactive role by stakeholders and guardians of the law to stem the alarmingly rise in child sexual...

Man gets 10-yr jail for minor’s death

The court of principal sessions judge cum special judge, POCSO Tuensang, has sentenced a man to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of 10 years for killing a minor girl at Old Tsadang village, Tuensang on December 31, 2019.Principal...

Mnp tops list in reported cases of sexual abuses against children, says Minister

Manipur social welfare minister Heikham Dingo Singh on Tuesday urged stakeholders to cooperate in order to stop sexual abuses against children in the state.Addressing the closing function of ‘Mass Awareness Rally Against Child Sexual Abuse’ in Imphal today, the...

ITBP jawan arrested for allegedly raping Sikkim teenager

An ITBP jawan was arrested in Sikkim for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl multiple times at his official quarters after which she became pregnant, police said on Sunday.The incident happened in Rangpo town in Pakyong district, they said.In her...

UU Lalit to be next chief justice

Justice Uday Umesh Lalit is set to be the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) as the current CJI, NV Ramana, Thursday formally recommended his name to the Union Law Minister.Justice Ramana is due to retire on August 26,...

Phek police discuss loopholes, pending cases

Phek police organised a “crime conference” at SP office, Phek on May 17. The conference was presided by SP, Vesupra Kezo.In a press release, assistant public prosecutor, Phek, Zheviholi Swu informed that Kezo in a brief speech encouraged the...

1 gets 20 yrs jail for rape of minor

Kohima Special Court (POCSO) has convicted one Joseph Adivasi to 20 years imprisonment for raping his five-year-old stepdaughter on several occasion in 2019 in their home at Para Medical colony Kohima.While pronouncing the judgment on May 2, 2022, the...

Assam teacher arrested for molesting class 9 student

A high school teacher was arrested in Assam’s Hailakandi district for allegedly molesting a class 9 student, police said on Friday.The father of the girl had filed a complaint in the Hailakandi Sadar police station on Thursday evening after...