Observations in utter disregard of laws: Plea filed in Supreme Court against Bombay High Court judgment on controversial POCSO Act acquittal

In its judgment dated January 19, the High Court had held that the act of pressing the breast of a child aged 12 years without removing her top will not fall within the definition of ‘sexual assault’ under Section 7.
Observations in utter disregard of laws: Plea filed in Supreme Court against Bombay High Court judgment on controversial POCSO Act acquittal
Supreme Court

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking leave to appeal against the recent Bombay High Court judgment by which a convict was acquitted of charges under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act on the ground of lack of direct physical contact with a minor victim.

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