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“The petitioner’s prosecution and conviction will lead to pain and tears in the eyes of the family members and future of two families will be at stake, whereas, if the impugned FIR is quashed, it would serve the ends of justice.”

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The accused had argued that the complainant and her family, out of ill will, had orchestrated the complaint and were extorting the petitioner for their own means and benefits. Rajasthan High Court, however, did not appreciate the fact that the previous complaints filed by the prosecutrix was closed on account of being frivolous and a closure report was also filed in the matter.

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    Allahabad high Court: In a second anticipatory bail application for offences under Sections 363, 366, 376 of the Penal Code,

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“Non-reporting of sexual assault against a minor child despite knowledge is a serious crime and more often than not, it is an attempt to shield the offenders of the crime of sexual assault.”

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Meghalaya High Court: The Bench of H.S. Thangkhiew, J. hearing a bail application filed by an accused under Protection of Children from

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Supreme Court: While hearing the plea seeking compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the parents of an eight-month old baby who was

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Bombay High Court: An application for suspension of sentence and release of the accused on bail during the pendency of appeal was

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Supreme Court: Refusing to expand the scope of the word ‘child’ under Section 2(d) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO Act) to include  the  

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Supreme Court: Taking note of the rise in the crimes against children, the bench of Madan B. Lokur and Deepak Gupta, JJ

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Bombay High Court: In this case before the High Court, victim was adopted when she was 9 years old by the accused