Instill confidence in POCSO survivors to speak truth so that only guilty are punished: Justice Bechu Kurian Thomas

The judge recounted an incident where the parents of a child did not believe or support her when she raised sexual abuse allegations against a staff member of a clinic.
Justice Bechu Kurian Thomas
Justice Bechu Kurian Thomas

Kerala High Court judge Justice Bechu Kurian Thomas recently stressed on the need to instill confidence in a child-survivor under the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) case so that the child can speak the truth, thereby ensuring that only the guilty will get punished.

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