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High Court directs Mahila Court to expedite recording of victim’s statement in POCSO case


The Madras High Court has directed an Additional Mahila Court at Alandur here to record the statement of a minor girl who was reportedly subjected to sexual intercourse by her former lover, after she got married to another person, by blackmailing her with nude pictures that he had shot after sedating her post marriage.

Justice M. Nirmal Kumar ordered that the Mahila Court should complete the process of recording the statement, as required under Section 25 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act of 2012 before Thursday because only after that the police would be able to ...


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