POCSO Act will apply even after victim attains majority if the sexual offence was committed when s/he was a minor: Andhra Pradesh High Court

POCSO Act will apply even after victim attains majority if the sexual offence was committed when s/he was a minor: Andhra Pradesh High Court
Andhra Pradesh High Court

In a significant decision, the Andhra Pradesh High Court has ruled that if the victim of sexual harassment was a minor when the alleged acts were committed, then the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act would apply, even if the complaint is lodged after the victim had become a major.

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