POCSO: Supreme Court reserves verdict in appeal against Bombay High Court 'skin to skin' judgment
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POCSO: Supreme Court reserves verdict in appeal against Bombay High Court 'skin to skin' judgment

The Court observed that the issue must be seen from the victim’s perspective and not the perpetrator's, since a child’s privacy and modesty was violated.

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved orders in appeals against the Bombay High Court judgment acquitting a man for an offence under Section 7 Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, on the ground that the victim was clothed and there was no “skin-to-skin” contact (Attorney General for India v. Satish).

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