On 14 October, Nawazuddin Siddiqui's wife Aliya had appeared before the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) court and recorded her statement under section 164 of the CrPC (recording of confessions and statements) on her complaint against her husband and his four family members.
The medical examination of the victim was conducted at the Community Health Centre in Kalyanpur but the report hasn't been received as yet, the police said
The complaint refers to a photo of the girl and her grandfather shared by Mohammed Zubair on Twitter during an online spat with the minor’s father
The girl had been missing since Friday evening and her body was recovered from a forest in Sohagi Barwa Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday evening, police said
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A Delhi court on Tuesday said it will announce the quantum of sentence for Brajesh Thakur and 18 others, convicted of sexually and physically assaulting several girls in a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, on 11 February.
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Delhi court is likely to pronounce on Tuesday its judgment in the case of alleged sexual and physical assault of several girls at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur.
109 children sexually abused every day in India in 2018, says NCRB data; 22 percent jump in such cases from 2017
Highest number of child rapes were recorded in Maharashtra followed by Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
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States like Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal continue to ignore Supreme Court's directive to set up Special POCSO Fast Track Courts (FTC) despite extremely high pendency rates. In some districts in these two states, there are over 1,000 POCSO cases pending for over one year.
Muzaffarpur shelter home case: No evidence found of murder of children, CBI tells SC; adds that minors traced and found to be alive
The CBI on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that there was no evidence of murder of children in the Muzaffarpur shelter home
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Delhi's Tis Hazari Court on Friday sentenced BJP's expelled MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar to life imprisonment, who was convicted for raping a woman in Unnao in 2017
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A Delhi court on Thursday deferred by a month the judgment in the case of alleged sexual and physical assault of several girls at a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur which was run by former Bihar People's Party (BPP) MLA Brajesh Thakur.
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