Tag: Crime Against Children

6 held for double murder of sisters in UP

The main accused Chotu had allegedly introduced the girls to three others but was not at the scene of crime. The three, who carried out the crime, and the two, who helped them in a coverup attempt, are from another village close to the girls, he said.

  • Thursday, 15 September 2022
Odisha Reports 18-Fold Rise In Child Sexual Abuse Cases In A Decade

The rampant rise in crime against children in Odisha has raised serious concerns with many child rights activists claiming the easy access to internet being a major cause of the same

  • Wednesday, 04 August 2021
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Cabinet approves Amendment in POCSO Act

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for Amendment in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 to make punishment more stringent for committing sexual crimes against children. Union Law Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad stated that the Cabinet has approved death penalty in aggravated […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
CWC Confirms Sexual Abuse Of Minor Girl By Kalahandi Shelter Home Chief

Kalahandi: The Bolangir Child Welfare Committee (CWC) on Sunday confirmed truth behind the allegations that Saroj Das, the head of Vision, an organization which manages ‘Prayas’ shelter home in Bhawanipatna, sexually abused a minor inmate of the shelter home meant for HIV kids. Bolangir CWC chairperson, Jageswar Mohanty informed that his team has received vital […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Across India, 1.5 Lakh Child Rape Cases Pending

New Delhi: In a shocking revelation, the Supreme Court was informed on Thursday that 150,332 child rape cases are pending and the disposal rate is mere 9 per cent in the country as on June 30. The victims await a child-friendly justice delivery system. Seven years from its enactment, the Protection of Children from Sexual […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Man Held For Repeatedly Raping 8-Year-Old Daughter In Madhya Pradesh

Neemuch (MP): A 35-year-old man was arrested on Saturday in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch district for allegedly raping his minor daughter repeatedly under the influence of alcohol, police said. The man is an alcoholic and his wife had left home three years ago, leaving behind their four children, including the 8-year-old victim, said City Superintendent of […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Minor Girl 'Raped' Inside School In Odisha

Bhadrak: In yet another instance of crime against girls in Odisha, a Class 3 student was allegedly raped inside a school under Dhusuri police limits in Bhadrak district on Tuesday. A youth, identified as Sashikant Mallick, allegedly entered the campus of the school and raped the minor girl in a toilet of the school after […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Man Kills 3 Daughters After Birth Of Fourth Girl; Hangs Self

Junagadh (Gujarat): Upset over his wife delivering a girl for the fourth time, a 35-year-old farm labourer on Wednesday afternoon killed his three minor daughters by pushing them into a well in Khambhalia village in Junagadh district of Gujarat, police said. The man, identified as Rasik Solanki, hanged himself outside his house after killing his […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
CISF Constable Arrested For 'Raping' Colleague’s Minor Daughter

Paradip: A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constable was arrested in Odisha on the charges of raping a minor girl. The accused constable, M. Kandaswamy was posted as a head constable at IOCL, sources said. According to the allegations, Kandaswamy allegedly raped the four and half years girl, who happens to be the daughter of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
No Rise In Number Of Complaints Of Crimes Against Children During Lockdown: NCPCR Chief

New Delhi: There has been no increase in the number of complaints of crimes against children during the coronavirus-induced lockdown in the country, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights chairperson Priyank Kanoongo said. In fact, the NCPCR, the country’s apex child rights’ body, reported to authorities some reports claiming otherwise, he said. Speaking to […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021