Right of female child always staked to peril: Madras High Court expresses anguish over rising instances of child sexual assault by known persons

"Despite the stringent laws and punishment, it is shocking and disturbing to note the increase in the number of cases where children are sexually assaulted by known persons", the Court said.
Right of female child always staked to peril: Madras High Court expresses anguish over rising instances of child sexual assault by known persons
Justice K Murali Shankar, Madras High Court

The Madras High Court recently expressed its anguish over the increasing instances of cases where children are sexually assaulted by persons known to them, despite stringent laws in place (Mookan @ Murugan v. State).

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