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Music teacher sentenced to five years jail under POCSO Act
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Music teacher sentenced to five years jail under POCSO Act

March 4, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The City’s Special POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Court has sentenced a music teacher to five years imprisonment besides imposing a fine of Rs. 10,000, after he was found guilty of sexually harassing girl students. The sentenced music teacher is Siddaraju, who was working as a music teacher at the Government School…

Youth arrested under POCSO Act
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Youth arrested under POCSO Act

February 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Jayalakshmipuram Police have arrested a youth for raping a minor girl and making her pregnant. The accused is 21-year-old Ganesh of Kumbarakoppal.  He (Ganesh) had kidnapped a 17-year-old girl (now 18) a few months ago and had raped her. Based on the written complaint from the girl, Jayalakshmipuram Police have arrested accused Ganesh under…

Man serving life term under POCSO Act dies of illness
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Man serving life term under POCSO Act dies of illness

January 28, 2020

He was out on parole for treatment Mysuru/Mysore: A man, serving life sentence,under the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act has died of illness at his home in city yesterday. The deceased was out on parole for treatment. The deceased is Mahesh (36), a resident of Vidyaranyapuram in city. A city Court, on…

Alleged kidnapper sent to Judicial Custody
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Alleged kidnapper sent to Judicial Custody

November 19, 2019

Accused faces charges under POCSO Act Nanjangud: A 27-year-old man was sent to judicial custody under Prevention of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act after he was arrested on charges of kidnapping a minor girl and keeping her under house arrest. The accused is Balu, a construction labourer and a resident of Golur village in…

Kidnap and rape case: Two youths arrested under POCSO Act
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Kidnap and rape case: Two youths arrested under POCSO Act

July 17, 2019

Hunsur: Hunsur Police have arrested two youths under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for committing kidnap and rape. While 25-year-old Muthu alias Pratap, a resident of Saraswathipuram, was arrested for rape, Umesh, 27, of Kulkanike was arrested for helping Muthu. Accused Muthu, on June 12, lured a girl from Coffee Day on…

Alleged sexual harassment : School Teacher booked under POCSO Act
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Alleged sexual harassment : School Teacher booked under POCSO Act

October 15, 2018

Mysuru:  Accusing that a school teacher had sexually harassed a six-year-old girl, the parents of the girl, along with the public, barged into a school, caught hold of the teacher and handed him over to Udayagiri Police who have booked the accused under POCSO Act. The accused teacher is Abubakar, a resident of Ghousianagar. He…

Youth sentenced to two years imprisonment under Pocso Act
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Youth sentenced to two years imprisonment under Pocso Act

August 30, 2018

Mysuru: The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Special Court has sentenced a 23-year-old youth to two years imprisonment and has imposed a fine of Rs.10,000 for harassing a minor girl in February this year. The youth, who was convicted, has been identified as Naveen, a native of Govindanahalli in K.R. Pet taluk of…

Man accused under POCSO Act commits suicide
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Man accused under POCSO Act commits suicide

May 25, 2018

Mysuru: A man, who had allegedly raped a minor and facing charges under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, committed suicide by hanging self at his house in city on Wednesday night. The deceased has been identified as Vijayendra (22), a resident of Naidu Nagar 2nd Stage, coming under N.R. Police limits. Vijayendra,…

Teachers sensitised on POCSO Act
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Teachers sensitised on POCSO Act

March 2, 2017

Awareness on sexual harassment most important for children under the age of 14 years, said District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Member Mohammed Muzeerullah, here this morning. He was speaking after inaugurating the one-day workshop on Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) Act 2012, jointly organised by District Police and Department of Public Instruction…

Man gets 10-year jail term for raping a minor
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Man gets 10-year jail term for raping a minor

February 23, 2017

City’s 6th Additional District and  Sessions Court, which is also the District Court to dispose of cases under POCSO Act, has sentenced a youth to 10 years in jail and a fine of Rs.10,000 for raping a minor girl in Salukoppalu  on Sept.3, 2014. The convicted has been identified as Sunil of Salukoppalu in Periyapatna…

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