Cabinet approves death penalty for aggravated sexual assault of children

Updated:1 month, 2 weeks ago IST

New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said that the Cabinet has approved amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, further strengthening the law to safeguard minors in the country. He added that the provision of death penalty has also been included for those found guilty of aggravated assault.

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