POCSO: Ossification or Medical Test is Guiding Factor, Not Conclusive in Determining Age of Victim- HC Sets Aside Conviction

On 8th August 2023, the Gauhati High Court acquitted the appellant in a case brought under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.  The case involved allegations against Shiva Chautal from Udalguri, Assam. The appellant challenged a judgment and order from December 5, 2020, where he was convicted and sentenced to ten years

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