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Why No Fast Track Court In Odisha?
No Fast Track Court In Odisha; 2 Dozens Each In Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, AP And WB  

The total cases pending for trial in the special POCSO courts in 2017 were 1,808, the same had grown to 4,798 in the year 2020. Odisha is eighth highest in pendency

Nayagarh case
Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case Shifted To Children’s Court

Nayagarh: In a fresh twist to the sensational case involving the abduction and murder of a five-year-old girl at Jadupur in Nayagarh, the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) on Wednesday transferred the case to the Children’s Court for regular hearing as the accused has been found to be between 16 and 18 years old. The transfer […]

Minor Girl Rape In Odisha
Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder: Arrested Accused Is A Minor, POCSO Court Rejects NARCO Test Appeal

Nayagarh: In a sensational twist to the Nayagarh minor girl abduction and murder case, the POCSO court hearing the case on Tuesday termed that the prime accused who has been arrested by the Special Investigation Team (SIT), is a minor. The court pronounced this based on evidence provided by the accused’s counsel. As per reports, […]

Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder: Arrested Accused Is A Minor, POCSO Rejects NARCO Test Appeal
Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder: I Have Been Trapped, SIT Tortured Me, Says Accused Saroj Sethi

Nayagarh: The prime accused in the sensational rape and murder of a five-year-old Nayagarh girl reiterated on Sunday that he has been falsely implicated in the case and he doesn’t have any role in the ghastly incident. “I have been trapped in the case. The SIT officials have tortured me in the prison. I have […]

Orissa High Court Quashes Death Penalty In Rape And Murder Case

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Wednesday set aside the conviction and death penalty pronounced by a POCSO (protection of children from sexual offences) court to a man in connection with rape and murder of a minor girl that had taken place in Angul district in 2019. The High Court has also directed the trial […]

Rape Case: Odisha Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Jail
Rape Case: Odisha Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Jail

Cuttack: A 25-year-old man was sentenced to 20 years of imprisonment on Thursday by a special court in Cuttack that convicted him of raping a girl. The special POCSO court also fined Rama Munda alias Rama Laguri Rs 10,000, besides directing him to provide a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the survivor’s family. Judge […]

Odisha Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Jail For Raping Minor Girl

Nuapada: A special POCSO court in Nuapada district has sentenced a man to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment on charges of raping a minor girl in 2018. Besides, the convict has also been slapped a fine of Rs 15000. In case of default or non-payment, he will have to serve an additional jail term, sources […]

Minor Girl Rape & Murder: Odisha Man Gets Death Penalty

Jagatsinghpur: The ADJ court awarded death penalty to one Laba Manna alias Kalia on Tuesday in connection with the rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl in Ersama area in Jagatsinghpur district in 2018. As per reports, Kalia had allegedly raped the minor girl after kidnapping her on March 20, 2018. Later, he tried to […]

Molestation on Bhubaneswar street: Sexual Predator Sent To Jail

Bhubaneswar: The man, who was caught on CCTV molesting a minor girl on a street in Bhubaneswar last week, was sent to jail on a 14-day judicial custody by the Special POCSO court today. As per reports, Commissionerate Police carried spot identification during when the accused informed the police on how he executed the crime. […]

Odisha court awards death penalty to youth for rape, murder of minor girl

Angul: A court on Friday awarded death penalty to a 22-year-old youth for raping and killing a minor girl in Angul on January 20, 2019. The convict has been identified as Srinibash Dehury alias Anam, a resident of Kangula village in Angul. The judge of POCSO court, Surendra Chandra Pradhan pronounced the verdict and sentenced […]

Minor rape survivor opposes marriage of accused to another girl

Kandhamal: A minor girl, who was allegedly abducted and raped by a youth in 2017, has sought legal support to stall marriage of the accused alleging how he can marry someone else after destroying her life and while the matter is sub judice. Earlier in June last year, the minor girl of Khajuripada village in […]

2 convicted in separate rape cases by POCSO Courts in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A special court in Bhubaneswar awarded 10 years imprisonment under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, to accused Gajendra Buxi for raping a minor girl in 2016. Buxi had raped the minor girl in the Chandaka area in Bhubaneswar and was subsequently arrested by police in 2016. In another incident, […]

Balasore minor girl rape & murder: POCSO court awards life term to accused

Balsore: The POCSO court in Balasore on Thursday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping and murdering a minor girl near Nemba Nai under Sadar police limits in the district in 2014. Sources said the minor girl, a resident of Lathikata of Sundergarh district was abducted by the accused Pradeep Acharya of Chaulachhada area […]