"Child witness amenable to tutoring:" Bombay High Court acquits man of POCSO charges

Single-judge Justice Anuja Prabhudessai said that evidence of a child witness needs to be scrutinized with extreme care and caution since child witnesses are prone to telling exaggerated stories due to their tender age.
"Child witness amenable to tutoring:" Bombay High Court acquits man of POCSO charges
Child witness, Bombay High Court

Child witnesses are amenable to tutoring, the Bombay High Court observed while reversing the conviction of a man accused of offence of rape and sexual assault of a 5-year-old child under Indian Penal Code and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCOS) Act (Janardan Pandurang Kapse v. State of Maharashtra)

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