Author Archives: Aayush Darshit

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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Student cries rape

BHOPAL: A college student was raped and a student of class 10 was sexually harassed in Bhopal in separate incidents. Cases were registered in Ashoka Garden and Jehangirabad police stations on Wednesday. In Ashoka Garden, the police said, the 19-year-old survivor is a BSC student. She hails from Chhindwara. She came in contact of the accused Kamta in 2016. The ...

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Indian court rejects abortion for 10-year-old rape victim

India’s Supreme Court has refused to allow an abortion for a 10-year-old girl allegedly raped by her uncle on the grounds that she is too far into her pregnancy. A doctors’ panel told the court that, at 32 weeks, termination of the pregnancy would be “too risky”. Her pregnancy was discovered two weeks ago when she complained of stomach ache ...

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Dalit woman accuses factory owner of rape

Rajkot: A dalit woman has accused a factory owner of Gondal Road in Rajkot of raping and blackmailing her. The crime occurred one year ago when, Hemant Pambhar, owner of Sumita Industries in Gokulnagar-4 took the woman to the third floor of his factory and raped her. He also took her nude photographs. “Then, Pambhar started blackmailing the woman with ...

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Moninder Singh, Surender Koli Sentenced To Death in Rape, Murder Case

GHAZIABAD: A CBI court on Monday convicted businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surender Koli to death in the Nithari serial rape and murder case. Special Judge Pawan Kumar Tripathi gave the ruling after finding them guilty of rape, murder, abduction and criminal conspiracy over the killing of a 20-year-old woman. The case, the eighth of the several ...

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Rape accused gives cops a slip

A man accused of raping a minor girl escaped from cops’ custody while being taken to the police station on Monday. Surprisingly, the officers were taking him to the police station in an auto-rickshaw. The vehicle slowed down at a spot and the accused, identified as Bittu Jatav, 27, jumped off it. Jatav was accompanied by Constable Amit Kumar, and ...

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India using rape of Kashmiri women as weapon of war: Gilani

Kashmiri Women, Rape, Indian Army, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that India is using rape and molestation of women in the territory as a weapon of war to suppress the Kashmiris’ just struggle for securing their right to self-determination. Syed Ali Gilani in a statement ...

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Doctor rapes, blackmails nurse; arrested

NAGPUR: Shekhar Tayde, a 32-year-old doctor attached to a well-known private hospital, was arrested by Bajaj Nagar police on Wednesday for sexually exploiting a 27-year-old nurse. He was also blackmailing the nurse with her video clips recorded on his mobile phone at his Lokmanya Nagar house in Hingna on April 27. The survivor claimed Tayde, who was already married, threatened ...

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UK police interrogate Indian hockey star in rape case

LONDON: Former India captain Sardar Singh was grilled by Yorkshire Police for nearly four hours in Leeds on Monday in relation to a year-old sexual assault case. Sardar was accompanied by the team’s manager-cum-assistant coach Jugraj Singh and an Indian-origin lawyer at the Leeds District Police Headquarters at Elland Road. The complainant, an England international hockey player of Indian origin, ...

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FIR Against BJP MP Roopa Ganguly For Controversial Rape Remark

KOLKATA: A First Information Report or FIR has been filed against BJP lawmaker Roopa Ganguly for her controversial remarks about the safety of women in West Bengal that had sparked outrage and an equally contentious comeback from the state’s ruling party. Attacking the Mamata Banerjee government on the law and order situation in the state, Ms Ganguly on Friday said, ...

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