Author Archives: Anika Vihaan

Call to speed up child rape executions in India: Swati Maliwal

Rapists of children should be executed within six months of their crime, a leading advocate for women’s rights in India has demanded. Swati Maliwal made the appeal in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It was timed to coincide with the fifth anniversary of the brutal gang rape and murder of student Jyoti Singh, 23, whose death sparked national ...

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Two Men Rape, Burn Minor in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar

A minor girl was allegedly raped by two men in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar, media reported on 8 December, Friday. When the survivor resisted and screamed for help, the two accused burnt her alive in an attempt to keep her quiet, the news channel added. The young survivor is battling life and death at a local medical college in Sagar as ...

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Teacher suspended in municipal school rape case

AHMEDABAD: A teacher, who has been accused of raping an 8-year-old girl in a municipal school in Shahpur, has been suspended by the school board authority of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Tuesday. Meanwhile, police have taken statements of around 15 classmates of the girl to learn about the conduct of the accused teacher identified as Sunil Damor. Sources said ...

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20-year-old maid repeatedly raped, tortured by businessman for 3 months

Police said the girl, originally from West Bengal, was tortured for three months, during which she wasn’t allowed to go out of her employer’s home. A Patel Nagar based businessman is accused of keeping his 20-year-old domestic help in captivity and repeatedly raping her. Police said the girl, originally from West Bengal, was tortured for three months, during which she ...

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Two-thirds of rape victims in state are minors: Govt data

The state has revised the criteria for those who can avail the scheme and increased the maximum financial assistance to Rs 10 lakh in cases where victims were mentally challenged or then suffered traumatic injuries after gangrape. In the last four years, nearly 7,000 victims of rape and sexual abuse have sought compensation under the state government’s Manodhairya scheme which ...

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Family of 13-year-old rape victim to keep her baby

The family of the 13-year-old minor rape victim who delivered a pre-term baby boy, has decided to keep the newborn. Her parents have agreed to be legal guardians of the newborn. “We want to keep him. The baby will not be given to anyone else,” said mother of the 13-year-old on Saturday. Until Friday, she said she had seen the ...

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Three held for raping woman

Nagpur: Police have arrested three persons for allegedly raping a 30-year-old woman from Mathura, who could not conceive, on the pretext of taking her to a godman. The cops have also arrested a woman in connection with the case. Before raping the woman, the accused robbed the victim at knife point in a rented room at Godhani and also gave ...

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TEN-YEAR-OLD RAPE VICTIM GIVES BIRTH IN INDIA

New Delhi – A ten-year old rape victim who was denied an abortion has given birth in northern India. The 10-year old delivered a baby girl via Caesarian section at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Chandigarh, a city in North India. Both the girl and her baby are in stable condition, according to Dasari Harish, one of the ...

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Teacher arrested for showing students porn

COIMBATORE: A schoolteacher was arrested on Thursday for sexually harassing girl students at Kurumbapalayam village near Avinashi in Tirupur. The man had allegedly shown them porn videos on his mobile phone. J Krishnamoorthy, 42, a native of Kattapettu near Kotagiri in Nilgiris district, had been working as a teacher at the Panchayat Union middle school for the last nine months. ...

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Tuition class owner held for rape in Thane

The accused takes tuition along with his wife in Kalwa area of the city. He was arrested last night after the survivor filed a complaint. The survivor had gone to the tuition class to fetch her six-year-old niece. A private tuition class owner has been arrested for allegedly raping a 19-year-old woman relative of one of his students, police said ...

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