Protection Of Children

  • Teenage boy rapes 10yrold girl, booked July 1, 2014

    A 10yearold girl was allegedly raped by a teenaged youth in the city on Tuesday night, police said. The 17yearold accused, who lives near the house of the victim, raped the girl after luring her to his house, police said, adding that the girl narrated the incident to her mother following...
  • Man sodomises 10yearold boy, efforts on to nab the accused June 23, 2014

    A 10yearold boy was sodomised by a youth in Jaipur, police said on Monday. The accused identified as Rajesh Zaidiya lured the boy to a hillock nearby and sodomised him there on Sunday, they said. Rajesh, aged around 25 years, is the neighbour of the victim and absconding after the incident, SHO...
  • Three youths gangrape, keep girl hostage for three days February 10, 2014

    A 16yearold married girl was allegedly kept hostage and gangraped by three youths for three days in Alwar district in Jaipur, police said on Monday. An FIR was lodged by the victim and her maternal uncle on Sunday against the accusedSurendra Meena, Ashok Meena and Mausam Meena under IPC Section 363...
  • India behind time on online protection of children: Delhi High Court July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: "The world has gone way ahead, we are way behind" on protection of children from online abuse, the Delhi High Court told the Centre, lamenting lack of adequate laws to address the issue. The court's observation came even as Facebook and Google, which were asked to submit affidavits...
  • Aamir Khan lauds child sexual abuse bill May 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Superstar Aamir Khan, who highlighted the issue of child sexual abuse in the second episode of his show 'Satyamev Jayate', is happy that the Parliament has approved a bill to protect kids below 18 from such exploitation. The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Bill, 2011, was earlier cleared...
  • Child protection act also guards dignity during trial May 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, which was passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday puts in place several children friendly measures to be followed during investigation and trial of cases pertaining to child sex abuse. In cases of heinous sexual offences against children, the new...
  • Parl passes bill to protect children from sexual abuse May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Parliament on Tuesday approved a bill to protect children below 18 from sexual abuse, set up special courts for speedy trial of cases against them and provide stringent punishment extending up to life term for offenders. "The bill is gender neutral. It seeks to protect...
  • Govt approves 18 years as age bar for legal sex April 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Thursday approved amendments in a Bill under which any sexual activity, even consensual, with a person below the age of 18 would be considered an offence. In the earlier version of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Bill, 2011, consensual sexual activity with children between...