Allahabad High Court directs State, JTRI to draw up standardised evaluation system to assess mental condition of POCSO victims

The Court said the reports of Child Welfare Committees (CWC) under the Protection of Children From Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act are often deficient and not in conformity with the rules.

The Allahabad High Court recently directed the Uttar Pradesh government and the Judicial Training & Research Institute (JTRI) at Lucknow to create a standardised evaluation system to determine the mental condition of child sexual abuse victims [Siddhant @ Aashu vs State Of U.P. And 3 Others]

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