Sexual offence victim child’s parents cannot enter into compromise with accused: HC

Last Updated on May 24, 2022 by admin

Parents of a child who is a victim of a sexual offence cannot enter into a “compromise” with the accused, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has held. Parents cannot be allowed to compromise a child’s dignity by an agreement, the bench of Justice Pankaj Jain said on May 11 while hearing a petition seeking the quashing of an FIR registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. (Credits The Print)

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