Set up Special POCSO Courts within 60 days, Supreme Court to Centre

Shruti Mahajan July 25 2019

The Supreme Court today directed the Central government to set up special POCSO courts in every district that has over 100 pending cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

A Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi with Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose directed that these courts be set up within a period of 60 days to exclusively hear POCSO cases.

Further, these Special Courts have to be set up under . . .

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