POCSO Laws and Cases Relating to POCSO Along with Guidelines for Police and Courts in These Cases in India

  • Dr. Souvik Chatterji and Samrat Samaddar
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  • Dr. Souvik Chatterji

    Associate Professor and Head of the Department at Juridical Sciences at JIS University, Calcutta, West Bengal, India

  • Samrat Samaddar

    Student at JIS University, Calcutta, West Bengal, India

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Sexual offenses in India have increased a lot over the last 20 years. Children are the vulnerable group who are victims of such offenses where the offenders overpower them with strength. Overview of the controversial judgments by the Bombay High Court - The Bombay High Court's Nagpur Bench handed down two rulings in two separate cases of child sexual abuse, Libnus v. State of Maharashtra (hereafter referred to as the Libnus case) and Satish v. In less than a week in January 2021, the State of Maharashtra (hereinafter referred to as the Satish case) has drawn harsh criticism for its questionable legal practices. Later in February, the Mumbai POCSO court made some contentious comments in its ruling.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 5, Issue 3, Page 121 - 130

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLSI.111604

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