Lack of witnesses to sexual assault not ground to let accused off the hook in POCSO cases: Meghalaya High Court

A bench led by Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee highlighted that for survivor-children, it is difficult to imagine that their accounts of the crime are conjured and repeated.
Meghalaya High Court
Meghalaya High Court

The Meghalaya High Court recently held that lack of witnesses in sexual assault cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offence Act (POCSO Act) will not be a ground to let the accused off the hook in such cases [Arjun Das Vs. State of Meghalaya & ors]..

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