[BREAKING] Supreme Court sets aside POCSO 'skin to skin' judgment of Bombay High Court

The Court held that the important ingredient for constituting the offence of 'sexual assault' under POCSO is sexual intent and not skin to skin contact with the child.
UU Lalit, Ravindra Bhat and Bela Trivedi
UU Lalit, Ravindra Bhat and Bela Trivedi

The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside a controversial Bombay High Court judgment which had held that pressing the breast of a child without removing her clothes will not amount to 'sexual assault' under Section 7 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act since there was no “skin-to-skin” contact (Attorney General for India v. Satish)

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