Gauhati High Court grants anticipatory bail to Padma Shri awardee in POCSO case

The accused claimed that the case was filed after he had a dispute with the chairman of the Child Welfare Committee who had asked him to provide foster care to the alleged victims.
Gauhati High Court
Gauhati High Court

The Gauhati High Court recently granted anticipatory bail to inventor and Padma Shri awardee Uddhab Kumar Bharali, who was accused of an offence under Section 6 (aggravated penetrative sexual assault) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act [Uddhab Kumar Bharali v. The State of Assam].

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