POCSO Act being misused against teenagers in consensual relationships: Allahabad High Court

The judicial system should aim to balance the protection of minors with the recognition of their autonomy in certain contexts, the Court stressed.
POCSO Act
POCSO Act

The Allahabad High Court recently observed that Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was being misused against teenagers in consensual romantic relationships [Satish Alias Chand vs State of UP and 3 Others].

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