Trial In 99 Per Cent Of POCSO Cases Was Still Pending By Dec 2020: Study

Despite a dip in crimes against children, the trial of 99 per cent of cases under the POCSO Act were still pending by December 2020, a Praja Foundation report said on Thursday. According to the foundation data, in 94 per cent of the total 1,197 cases under the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences lodged in 2020, the victims were girls with the highest number of 721 rape cases and 376 sexual assault cases.

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