Author Archives: Anika Vihaan

BJP Leader Arrested on Rape Charges

A BJP leader was arrested for allegedly raping a woman on the pretext of offering her a job in Varanasi on Tuesday, 22 May. Kanhaiya Lal Mishra, the former president of the BJP’s Bhadohi district unit, was arrested on Tuesday after a 32-year-old woman alleged he had sexually assaulted her in a lodge in Sigra area. “A case has been ...

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Teen blackmails girl with ‘rape’ video, held

GURUGRAM: A 17-year-old boy was taken into custody on Saturday after he allegedly blackmailed a class X student by claiming to have an obscene video of her. The girl told police she was raped in August 2017 by one of the boy’s friends, a 25-year-old man, who made the video. After this man (name withheld to protect the identities of ...

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Man Befriends Minor, Rapes Her at a Flat in Delhi

New Delhi: A 22-year-old man allegedly raped a 17-year-old girl at his friend’s flat in east Delhi’s Shahdara area after befriending her and taking her for a ride in his car from outside Gurdwara Bangla Sahib in the national capital, police said. The accused has been arrested. While the incident took place on Friday, the minor girl reported about it ...

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20-year-old rapes domestic help, held

GURUGRAM: A 20-year-old shopkeeper was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping a 19-year-old domestic help when she went for cleaning his house in Badshapur. According to police, the man, Sanjay Kumar, allegedly raped his domestic help around 9am on Monday. After the incident, the woman, who is from Etah, returned home in Badshapur, where she lived with her family in ...

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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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