[POCSO Act] Half of life imprisonment is 10 years: Bombay High Court

The Court said that as per Section 57 of Indian Penal Code, for calculating fractions of terms of punishment, imprisonment for life shall be reck­oned as equivalent to imprisonment for twenty years.
Bombay High Court, POCSO Act
Bombay High Court, POCSO Act

The Bombay High Court recently clarified that under Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, half of life imprisonment would mean imprisonment for 10 years [Suresh Kashinath Kamble vs The State of Maharashtra].

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