The criminal justice system includes a wide range of activities from the investigation of a possible crime, to a legal determination of guilt or innocence. The process of going through the criminal justice system can seem overwhelming at times because there are so many moving pieces and players. Understanding a few key aspects of the process can take away some of the unknowns and help you feel more prepared. After the initial report is made to law enforcement, a survivor can decide whether or not they would like to move forward with the investigation, a process referred to as pressing charges.
A year-old teacher was arrested for the alleged sexual abuse of a boy staying in the school hostel. The accused P Thirumani from Kayamozhi village near Tiruchendur in Tuticorin district was working as a temporary teacher in a boys school. Six months after ordering notice to the CBI on PILs move by a group of women lawyers seeking direction to appoint a high-ranking women officer to head the probe into the Pollachi sexual assault cases, the Madras high court on Wednesday directed the CBI to file its interim chargesheet in the court.
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