Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Keep complaint box in schools for students to lodge sexual assault complaints without fear: Madras High Court

The Court also suggested carrying out monthly inspections at schools to encourage students facing sexual assault to come forward with complaints freely and without fear.

The Madras High Court recently on 12/07/21 upheld the conviction of a pastor under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for the sexual assault of a 12-year-old student who was studying at CSI Hobert Girls Higher Secondary School, housed within the same campus as the residence of the accused pastor (S Jayaseelan v.The State).Crl.A.No321 of 2019.

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