Kerala High Court refuses to quash POCSO case against minor accused of sexually assaulting 5-year-old

The Court held that a minor can also be an offender under the POCSO Act, but clarified that the accused 13-year-old accused child could be dealt with only as per the JJ Act and not through an ordinary criminal trial.
POCSO Act and Kerala High Court
POCSO Act and Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently refused to quash a case registered against a 13-year-old boy who was accused of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old boy.

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