Written By- Pretika Tiwari Imran v. State of Delhi through Commissioner of Delhi Police & Ors. During the hearing of a plea filed for quashing the FIR, filed under Section 376 and 476 of IPC, section 6 of the POSCO Act and section 4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act, the Delhi HC rejected the argument of the petitioner and observed […]
Bombay High Court seeks Commissioner response in plea against circular requiring ACP, DCP approval for registering POCSO cases.
Written By- Pretika tiwari [Damayanti Madhav Vasave v. The Commissionerate of Police, Greater Mumbai and Anr.] The Bombay High Court on Thursday decided to seek the Mumbai Commissioner of Police’s response to a petition challenging a circular that requires prior approval of police officers before filing FIRs under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and for the […]
Written by Shaurya Mahajan On Monday, a special court in Mumbai in the case of The State of Maharashtra vs Sachin Suresh Wadekar convicted and sentenced a 37-year-old man to 25 years in jail for offences under the POCSO act. This was given as he was proved guilty of raping his adolescent daughter multiple times. The state was represented by […]
Written by Shaurya Mahajan The Madhya Pradesh High Court in the case of Hiralal Dhurve v. The State of Madhya Pradesh and others, dismissed a revision petition filed by an advocate charged for advising his rape accused clients and the prosecutrix to hide material facts from the police and courts. The lawyer had been charged under Sections 19 and 21 […]
The court observed that in cases of sexual offence, it is mandatory for the informant or any person authorized by him to be present at the time of hearing of the bail application as per sub-section (1-A) of Section 439 of Cr.P.C.