[POCSO Act] Bar on repeated examination of child survivor under Section 33(5) ceases when survivor attains majority: Karnataka High Court

The High Court said that under Section 311 of CrPC, a victim after attaining 18 years of age could be called again for testifying in the court by the accused party.
Karnataka HC and POCSO
Karnataka HC and POCSO

The Karnataka High Court recently held that the rigors of Section 33(5) of the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) which bars repeated examination of a child survivor gets diluted such survivor turns 18 [Mahammad Ali Akbar vs State of Karnataka].

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