Keep complaint box in schools for students to lodge sexual assault complaints without fear: Madras High Court upholds POCSO conviction of Pastor

The Court also suggested carrying out monthly inspections at schools as part of measures intended to encourage students facing sexual assault to come forward with complaints freely and without fear.
Sexual violence, Madras HC
Sexual violence, Madras HC

The Madras High Court recently upheld the conviction of a pastor under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for the sexual assault of a 12-year-old student who was studying at CSI Hobert Girls Higher Secondary School, housed within the same campus as the residence of the accused pastor (S Jayaseelan v.The State).

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