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[POCSO Act] Supreme Court to consider if "pricking private parts" amounts to penetrative sexual assault under Section 3(b)

A Bench of Justices Ajay Rastogi and Abhay S Oka on Wednesday issued notice on the appeal filed by a minor survivor's mother against the verdict of the Kerala High Court which had partly allowed the appeal of the accused
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The Supreme Court will examine whether the offence of "penetrative sexual assault" under Section 3(b) of the the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act will be attracted on the basis of the statement of a minor victim who said the accused "pricked her private parts"

Supreme Court of India
Kerala High Court
Justice Ajay Rastogi
Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act
Chief Justice Abhay Oka
Penetrative Sexual Assault
Section 3(b)
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