Articles about Sexual Offenses Act

Bihar: Girl shoots video of father allegedly raping her

07 May 2022

India
Bihar: Girl shoots video of father allegedly raping her

In a horrific incident reported from Bihar's Samastipur, a 50-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his daughter.

Supreme Court sets aside 'rakhi-for-bail' order in sexual assault case

18 Mar 2021

India
Supreme Court sets aside 'rakhi-for-bail' order in sexual assault case

The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside a judgment of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in a sexual assault case wherein the accused was asked to get a "rakhi" tied by the victim to get bail.

Who is Pushpa Ganediwala, judge behind controversial Bombay HC ruling

28 Jan 2021

India
Who is Pushpa Ganediwala, judge behind controversial Bombay HC ruling

The Bombay High Court's recent ruling that groping a minor without skin-to-skin contact does not constitute sexual assault has faced severe flak.

Konch sexual abuse case: Nine more victims identified

15 Jan 2021

India
Konch sexual abuse case: Nine more victims identified

The UP Police has identified nine more victims, including seven minors, on the basis of data recovered from a laptop and other devices seized from an expelled BJP office-bearer arrested on charges of sexually exploiting two children, an official informed on Friday.

Kerala: Congress leader raped minor for a year, booked

30 Jan 2019

India
Kerala: Congress leader raped minor for a year, booked

A Congress leader from Kerala's Wayanad district allegedly raped a minor tribal girl for over a year, police said on Wednesday.

TN: Minor girl sexually assaulted, iron-branded by five for stealing

24 Oct 2018

India
TN: Minor girl sexually assaulted, iron-branded by five for stealing

Five people, including a 16-year old boy, were arrested for sexually assaulting and branding a minor girl near Thiruvaiyaru in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district.

UP Police constable suspended for sodomizing boy for 20 days

04 Oct 2018

India
UP Police constable suspended for sodomizing boy for 20 days

A Uttar Pradesh Police constable, posted with the UP100 emergency service in Hathras, has been suspended for allegedly sodomizing a teenage boy at a police outpost for 20 days.

Father-son duo booked for uploading objectionable pics of female students

01 Sep 2018

India
Father-son duo booked for uploading objectionable pics of female students

A man and his son have been booked for posting objectionable pictures of four female students on social media, including a minor, of a private university in Phagwara district of Punjab.

Magazine featuring breastfeeding woman not vulgar, Kerala HC rules

23 Jun 2018

India
Magazine featuring breastfeeding woman not vulgar, Kerala HC rules

Like beauty, obscenity also lies in the beholder's eyes, said Kerala High Court while refusing to term the picture of a woman breastfeeding her baby on a magazine cover as 'vulgar'.

For revealing identity of assaulted Dalit teens, RaGa gets notice

20 Jun 2018

India
For revealing identity of assaulted Dalit teens, RaGa gets notice

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has been served with showcause notice by Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) for sharing the video of Dalit teens being beaten in Maharashtra village a few days ago.

Humanity just died: One-year-old girl raped and killed in Pune

16 Jun 2018

India
Humanity just died: One-year-old girl raped and killed in Pune

A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a one-year-old girl before killing her in Loni Kalbhor area near Pune, police said yesterday.

Central government to maintain national database of sex offenders

21 Apr 2018

India
Central government to maintain national database of sex offenders

In a bid to curb growing sex crimes in the country, the Narendra Modi government is planning to maintain a national database of sex offenders, so that data can be easily shared among authorities for tracking, monitoring, and investigation.