Delhi High Court objects to trial court closing POCSO case against two men found with child porn

The Court said that even though PIL in criminal matter is normally not entertained but it will use its suo motu powers as the trial court order was manifestly illegal.
Delhi High Court with POCSO Act
Delhi High Court with POCSO Act

In a very rare move, the Delhi High Court recently used its suo motu revision powers to convert a public interest litigation (PIL) petition into a revision plea against a trial court judgment which had closed a case under the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) against two men accused of watching and circulating child pornography [Tulir Charitable Trust v Union of India & Ors].

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