Kerala HC issues Guidelines to prevent secondary victimisation of child victims in POCSO cases [Read Order]

"The Act was being implemented in the State during the last almost five years with the stakeholders not being aware of the guidelines to be followed by them in the matter of implementing the provisions of the statute."
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Expressing its dissatisfaction with the manner in which trials under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 has been implemented in Kerala over the years, the Kerala High Court has issued Guidelines to strengthen the system in place.

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