Presumption of guilt under POCSO Act does not mean police case is gospel truth: Delhi High Court

The Court made the observation while granting anticipatory bail to a man accused of committing aggravated penetrative sexual assault on his 17-year-old daughter.
Delhi High Court with POCSO Act
Delhi High Court with POCSO Act

The Delhi High Court recently observed that merely because Section 29 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) provides for a presumption of guilt of the accused, the court is not bound to accept the prosecution's version of events as the gospel truth.

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