[BREAKING] Supreme Court stays Bombay High Court judgment which ruled skin-to-skin contact necessary for offence of 'sexual assault' under POCSO

The High Court had held that pressing the breast of a 12-year old child without removing her top will not fall within the definition of ‘sexual assault’ under POCSO.
[BREAKING] Supreme Court stays Bombay High Court judgment which ruled skin-to-skin contact necessary for offence of 'sexual assault' under POCSO
CJI Bobde and KK Venugopal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the controversial judgment of the Bombay High Court which had held that pressing the breast of a 12-year old child without removing her top will not fall within the definition of ‘sexual assault’ under Section 7 the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).

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