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Government of India
Ministry of Women and Child Development
08-February-2018 18:21 IST
1,04,976 cases registered under PoCSO Act during the year 2014-16

As per National Crime Records Bureau, a total of 34,449, 34,505 and 36,022 cases are registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, related with other section of IPC during 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively. The details are given below:

Category

2014

2015

2016

CR

CCS

CON

PAR

PCS

PCV

CR

CCS

CON

PAR

PCS

PCV

CR

CCS

CON

PAR

PCS

PCV

Total

34449

28393

2275

41732

36653

2686

34505

30113

3809

41090

37683

4567

36022

30891

3226

42196

37872

3859

 

 

 

 

Cases Registered (CR),Cases ChargeSheeted (CCS),Cases pending investigation at the end of the year (CPIEY),Cases Convicted (CON),Cases Pending Trial at the end of the year (CPTEY),Persons Arrested (PAR),Persons Chargesheeted (PCS),Persons Convicted (PCV)

As informed by Ministry of Human Resource Development, no such cases of corporal punishment in schools resulting in serious and grievous injuries which caused mental trauma resulting in suicides and those of sexual abuse by family members, in schools and other places incidents were reported.

 

The POCSO Act, contains effective provisions to curb the menace of child abuse. The Act provides mandatory reporting, child friendly provisions of recording of statement and evidence and speedy trial of the cases. There are adequate penal provisions under POCSO Act, 2012 for the sexual offences against the children, as per the gravity of offences.

This information was given by Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Dr. Virendra Kumar in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

 

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