Union Cabinet okays amendments to POCSO Act, Death Penalty for aggravated offences

Bar & Bench December 28 2018
Ravi shankar prasad, POCSO Act

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today revealed that amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO Act) have been approved by the Cabinet, reports ANI.

The amendments call for more stringent punishments for those convicted under the POCSO Act. Prasad stated that the Cabinet has approved the death penalty in aggravated sexual offences under the Act.

The Law Minister was also

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