Thursday, 6 April 2017

14913 cases registered under POCSO Act during 2015

As reported by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the details of incidences of child sexual abuse in the country are as under:

Cases
2014
2015
Cases registered under child rape (section 376 IPC)
13766
10854
Cases registered under Assault on Women (girl children) with intent to outrage her modesty (section 354 IPC)
11335
8390
Cases registered under Insult to the Modesty of Women (girl children) (section 509 IPC)
444
348
Cases registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012
8904
14913

           Under Rule 7 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Rules, 2012, grant of compensation to the victim is required to be made under the victim compensation scheme by the State/UT Government as ordered by the Special Courts within 30 days of receipt of such order.

State/UT-wise cases registrered, persons arrested, persons whose trials completed during the year and person convicted under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 during 2014-2015

Year
2014



2015



Category
Cases Registered
Persons Arrested
Persons whose trial completed during the year
Persons Convicted
Cases Registered
Persons Arrested
Persons whose trial completed during the year
Persons Convicted
TOTAL (ALL INDIA)
8904
11172
548
109
14913
18651
2501
1072
Source: Crime in India
Note: Persons disposed may include previous year persons under trial


         This information was given by Minister of State for Women & Child Development, Smt Krishna Raj in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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