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Government of India
Ministry of Women and Child Development
06-April-2017 16:20 IST
14913 cases registered under POCSO Act during 2015

           As reported by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the details of incidences of child sexual abuse in the country are as under:

 

Cases

2014

2015

Cases registered under child rape (section 376 IPC)

13766

10854

Cases registered under Assault on Women (girl children) with intent to outrage her modesty (section 354 IPC)

11335

8390

Cases registered under Insult to the Modesty of Women (girl children) (section 509 IPC)

444

348

Cases registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012

8904

14913

 

           Under Rule 7 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Rules, 2012, grant of compensation to the victim is required to be made under the victim compensation scheme by the State/UT Government as ordered by the Special Courts within 30 days of receipt of such order.

 

State/UT-wise cases registrered, persons arrested, persons whose trials completed during the year and person convicted under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 during 2014-2015

 

Year

2014

 

 

 

2015

 

 

 

Category

Cases Registered

Persons Arrested

Persons whose trial completed during the year

Persons Convicted

Cases Registered

Persons Arrested

Persons whose trial completed during the year

Persons Convicted

TOTAL (ALL INDIA)

8904

11172

548

109

14913

18651

2501

1072

Source: Crime in India

Note: Persons disposed may include previous year persons under trial

 

 

         This information was given by Minister of State for Women & Child Development, Smt Krishna Raj in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

 

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