Author Archives: Prisha Aarav

Policeman arrested for rape of seven-year-old girl

An Indian policeman has been been arrested on suspicion of raping a seven-year-old girl, according to a senior officer. Local media reported the little girl was found naked in the officer’s quarters in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. Police Superintendent Vipin Tada told AFP: “We sent her for a medical examination and are awaiting a final report. “The policeman ...

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‘Guru’ held for raping childless woman

JAIPUR: A 40-year-old self-styled ‘guru’ was arrested by the Pratap Nagar police for raping a 35-year-old woman on Thursday. The arrest came a day after a woman alleged that she was raped by ‘guru’ and had alleged that her husband had sent her to the accused’s house. According to the police, the woman in her complaint had alleged that the ...

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23-year-old woman raped by Delhi cabbie

NEW DELHI: A 23-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a cab driver in his taxi early on Tuesday. The incident took place near Golden Jubilee Park at the Yamuna Khadar area in north Delhi.The driver, Chunnu Mehto (30), was arrested within hours of the crime being reported and sent to Tihar jail after being produced before a magistrate. The woman’s ...

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Doctor detained for rape of minor

Chennai: The city police detained a doctor for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl, who was forced into flesh trade by a woman and her boyfriend who lured her promising to get her a job in Arani near Thiruvannmalai district. Jayaprakasam and his assistant Pandian have been taken into custody and police are conducting interrogations to nab their associates. Jayaprakasam was ...

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Son of former BSP MP sent to judicial remand in rape case

A local court here has sent the son of a former BSP RPT BSP MP and three others to jail in connection with the gangrape case of a minor in 2014. A case was registered against Anand Pandey, son of former BSP MP Gorakhnath Pandey and three others in connection with the gangrape of a minor in a school in ...

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India court hears 10-year-old rape victim’s abortion plea

India’s Supreme Court has ordered doctors to examine a pregnant 10-year-old rape victim whose parents want permission for her to abort her baby. The child is reported to be 26 weeks pregnant and doctors say her body is not developed enough to carry a baby. Indian law does not allow terminations after 20 weeks unless doctors confirm the mother’s life ...

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10-year-old raped for a year by uncle

NEW DELHI: A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her uncle for the past one year at her house in southeast Delhi’s Jamia Nagar. Police said the accused had shifted to the survivor’s house as his family had been staying in West Bengal. He was arrested on Monday, almost a month after he went missing when a case was registered ...

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Australian woman starts online petition in Kotkhai rape case

Ruchika Chauhan, a Kotkhai resident settled in Sydney. In the petition, Chauhan has questioned the safety of women in Himachal, besides demanding impartial probe to nab the real culprits. At a time when angry protests against gory rape and murder of a school girl in Shimla district’s Kotkhai tehsil spilled over to roads, an Australian woman launched an online petition ...

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Two minor girls, mentally challenged woman raped

NEW DELHI: Delhi’s infamy as India’s rape capital was reinforced when three brutal sexual assaults came to light on Sunday. Two of the survivors are minors and the third a mentally challenged woman. A 36-year-old widower was arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in front of his teenage daughter at a railway colony gym in central Delhi’s Kamla Market. ...

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2015: Average of 6 rapes, 15 molestations each day in Delhi

Last year’s statistics are the highest in 15 years. “Most likely, the highest ever,” said an officer, adding he was speaking from experience and had not pored over data prior to 2001 The number of rapes in Delhi registered a rise in 2015, with data suggesting an average of six cases every day. As many as 2,095 cases of rape ...

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