Attorney General for India v. Satish

Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 the prosecution was not required to prove a “skin to skin” contact for the purpose of proving the charge of sexual assault under Section 7 of the Act.

Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 – Neither Section 7 nor any other provision of POCSO even remotely suggests that ‘direct’ physical contact unimpeded by clothing is essential for an offence to be committed.