[POCSO Act] Parents cannot compromise dignity of child by an agreement: Punjab & Haryana High Court

The question before the Court was whether an FIR registered for offences punishable under the POCSO Act could be quashed on the basis of a compromise.
Punjab and Haryana High Court
Punjab and Haryana High Court

The Punjab & Haryana High Court recently refused to quash a First Information Report (FIR) registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act on the basis of a compromise effected by the parents of the victim [Surinder Kumar v. State of Haryana].

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