Mandatory reporting of offences under POCSO Act overrides restrictions under Section 198 CrPC: Delhi High Court

The Court said that there is no distinct category within child victims of rape as those who are married and those who are not.
Delhi High Court with POCSO Act
Delhi High Court with POCSO Act

The Delhi High Court recently held that provisions for mandatory reporting of offences under The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act shall override the restrictions imposed by Sections 198(1) and 198 (3) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) [Independent Thought v Union of India & Anr].

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