Author Archives: Aayush Darshit

India 10-year-old raped girl’s baby adopted

A baby girl, delivered recently by a 10-year-old girl who was raped by two of her uncles, has been adopted. The three-month-old has been handed over to her new parents, a couple from the western state of Maharashtra, child welfare officials in Chandigarh told BBC Punjabi. The harrowing case of the 10-year-old rape victim has made headlines for weeks, both ...

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Filmmaker held for raping domestic help

NOIDA: A 40-year-old small-time film producer was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping his 25-year-old domestic help and blackmailing her with an MMS clip he recorded of the crime in Noida. The accused, Anoop Ganguli, is a resident of Sector 15. According to police, Ganguli had shot small films and produced TV serials. The crime came to light when the ...

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Second uncle held in 10-year-old pregnant child’s case

A second uncle of a 10-year-old Indian child who gave birth to a baby girl last month has been arrested for allegedly raping her. He is the younger brother of the uncle who was arrested earlier and charged with raping the girl, police said. Police began looking for a second suspect after forensic tests revealed that the baby’s DNA samples ...

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National-level kabaddi player says she was raped

A 16-year-old girl who claims to be a national-level kabaddi player has alleged that she was raped by an athlete on July 9. The girl approached the police with her complaint on Monday after which a case was registered. The girl, a resident of north Delhi, claimed she wasn’t conscious when the incident happened. “She said she only recalls seeing ...

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Govt orders magisterial inquiry after 5-year-old girl allegedly raped in school

Just two days after the gruesome murder of a 7-year-old boy from Ryan International School in Gurugram, a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a security guard inside the premises of Tagore Public School on Saturday in Gandhi Nagar area of Shahdara. Deputy Commissioner of Police Shahadra Nupur Prasad said the accused, identified as Vikas (40), has been arrested. Meanwhile, ...

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3 arrested after daughter of Nagpur police official raped, murdered

Thane rape, murder: Patil and Valode allegedly took turns to rape the victim, the daughter of a Nagpur police official, and later murdered her when she threatened to complain to the police. The Thane Police have arrested three youth, including the complainant, in a case involving the rape and murder of the daughter of an Assistant Police Inspector (API) with ...

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Supreme Court questions delay in Asaram rape case

The Supreme Court was hearing a bail application filed by Asaram, who faces cases in Rajasthan and Gujarat. The Supreme Court on Monday raised questions about the delay in the trial of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is accused of rape, and asked the Gujarat government to apprise it of the status of the case. The court was hearing a ...

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Fertility doctor arrested for raping patient in India

THANE: A city doctor has been arrested by the crime branch on charges of raping a patient, reported Times of India. The police said the accused doctor is assisting another surrogacy specialist doctor who runs a fertility centre in the Naupada area and has been in practice for around 10 years. According to police, the 21-year-old victim is a housewife ...

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Married man booked for techie’s rape

MUMBAI: A 47-year-old married man has been booked for allegedly repeatedly raping a woman by promising to marry her. The accused also cheated the woman, who works for a software company, of Rs 45 lakh, an official of Powai police station said. The man is still to be arrested. The police said the 41-year-old woman and the accused have been ...

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Heavily pregnant rape victim, 10, at centre of frenzied media storm in India

The case of a heavily pregnant 10-year-old girl denied an abortion after allegedly being raped by her uncle has sparked a huge media storm in India. Her situation has caused frenzied press interest, with India’s Supreme Court rejecting appeals for a late-term abortion. But her father has accused journalists of profiting from her misfortune. He told the BBC: “The press ...

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