POCSO among bills to be reintroduced during Parliament session
Monday, June 17, 2019, 3:29 PM
The Union women and child development ministry plans to move a bill during the Parliament session that begins from Monday to amend the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, according to officials aware of the developments. As per the proposed amendment, a district magistrate's role will be widened to oversee and monitor implementation of adoption process.
3-year-old sexually assaulted for 10 days with mother's consent
Sunday, March 31, 2019, 3:51 PM
A 30-year-old woman and two-men were arrested by the Tiruvallur police in Tamil Nadu on Saturday under the Pocso Act for sexually abusing a 3-year-old for over-10 days. The woman is the minor's mother. The accused men sexually abused the child with her mother's consent, after taking her to Andhra Pradesh. According to the police, the woman and the child went missing on March-14.