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13 Year old boy booked for impregnating 15 year old sister, after watching porn together
Crime, Police And Law
13 Year old boy booked for impregnating 15 year old sister, after watching porn together

Minor siblings watch porn together brother rapes and impregnates sister. Police official probing the matter shared that the siblings tried to have sex for the first time in Dec 2023, but failed.

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Even non-binary persons and transgender men can be pregnant, says Supreme Court of India Top Stories
Even non-binary persons and transgender men can be pregnant, says Supreme Court of India

Supreme Court of India observes that it ‘recognizes that pregnancy can also be experienced by some non-binary people and transgender men’.

SC reserves order if downloading or watching child pornography offence Judiciary
SC reserves order if downloading or watching child pornography offence

SC reserves order on child pornography offence, clarifies nuances under POCSO and IT Act.

Non-tear of the hymen is of no consequence in cases of penetrative sexual assault: Guwahati HC in POCSO case [Read Judgment] Judiciary
Non-tear of the hymen is of no consequence in cases of penetrative sexual assault: Guwahati HC in POCSO case [Read Judgment]

Hymen tear or genital injuries are not a sine qua non to prove penetrative sexual assault, the Guwahati High Court has held in a case under the POCSO Act, 2012.

To uphold presumption of guilt under Section 29 POCSO Act, foundational facts must be proved, reiterates Delhi HC [Read Judgment] Judiciary
To uphold presumption of guilt under Section 29 POCSO Act, foundational facts must be proved, reiterates Delhi HC [Read Judgment]

Delhi High Court reiterates that to uphold the presumption of guilt under Section 29 of the POCSO Act, the prosecution must prove the ‘foundational facts’ beyond reasonable doubt.

No sane man would believe it : Bombay HC grants bail to man accused of raping woman at Juhu beach

The Bombay High Court has granted bail to a man who was allegedly raped a woman on Juhu Beach in Mumbai.

Karnataka HC rejects plea to quash rape and POCSO charges against Chitradurga Mutt Head Pontiff

Karnataka HC refused to quash the rape charges against the head pontiff of Chitradurga's Murugharajendra Bruhat Mutt.

Half baked evidence in sexual harassment may jeopardise reputation of teacher: SC [Read Judgment]

SC orders release of Tamil Nadu teachers imprisoned for alleged sexual harassment, citing contradictions and lack of evidence.

Questions to accused U/S 313 Cr.P.C to be in form where even ignorant or illiterate persons understand: Meghalaya HC

Questions under section 313, CrPC to be in a form where illiterate and ignorant persons also understand.

Kerala government introduces sexual awareness program in grade 7 textbooks, informs High Court

Kerala government has introduced sexual awareness program in grade 7 textbooks.

Object of POCSO Act not to criminalise consensual adoscelent relationships: Karnataka HC [Read Order]

The Karnataka HC said the object of POCSO Act is not to criminalize consensual relationship between two adolescents.

'Rape in temple premises with 7-yr-old girl,' SC awards 30-year jail to man [Read Order]

Supreme Court awards 30 years jail term to man for raping 7 year old in temple premises.

Supposed to safeguard nation, honour dignity of citizens: Kerala HC denies bail to soldier in POCSO case [Read Order]

Kerala High Court refuses to grant bail to Army officer, who faced allegations under the POCSO Act. Read full story here.

Himachal Pradesh HC grants Rs 5 lakhs compensation to minor rape survivor after hospital conducts banned “two-finger” test

The Himachal Pradesh High Court recently awarded Rs 5 lakhs as compensation to a minor rape survivor after a hospital conducted the banned ‘two-finger’ test.

Merely watching child porn not offence under POCSO and IT Act: Madras HC bats for proper education against Gen-Z “porn addiction” [Read Order]

Merely downloading or watching child pornography on one’s personal electronic device is not an offence under the POCSO Act and the IT Act, the Madras High Court recently ruled. The Court also highli...

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