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North East

Arunachal Pradesh: Man gets life term for sexually assaulting stepdaughter

Itanagar, October 8: A special POCSO court in Arunachal Pradesh has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for sexually assaulting and impregnating his minor stepdaughter. The court in East Siang district also awarded him 20 years of imprisonment for committing the same offence on the 13-year-old girl, when he was out on bail. The case dates back to March 23 last year, when a written complaint was lodged at Jenging Police Station in Upper Siang by the District Child Protection Unit (DCPU). Subsequently, the Jenging Police launched an investigation and...
North East

Sexual assault without undergarment removal will still amount to rape: Meghalaya HC

Shillong, March 17: The Meghalaya High Court has ruled that rubbing of male organ on a woman's genitalia, even when she had her underpants on, would amount to penetrative sex and could be charged for rape, officials said on Thursday. Section 375(b) of the Penal Code recognises that insertion, to any extent, of any object into the vagina or urethra would amount to rape. "Even if it be accepted that the appellant herein forced his organ into the vagina or urethra of the victim despite the victim wearing her underpants,...
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