Offences Against Children

This section deals with sexual offences against children, with a focus on judgments on various issues that arise under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (“POCSO Act”)

The POCSO Act is a special penal legislation intended to protect children from various kinds of sexual offences. The POCSO Act and Rules 2020 provide a framework for reporting, handling, and the manner of prosecuting sexual offences against children.