Author Archives: Asmat Khan

Indian politician says had consensual relations with journalist accusing him of rape

NEW DELHI: An Indian politician who resigned from the government last month after more than a dozen women accused him of sexual harassment, said on Friday he had a consensual relationship with a New York-based journalist who has accused him of raping her. Pallavi Gogoi, chief business editor at National Public Radio, wrote in a Washington Post column on Thursday ...

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Cops in India’s Bihar gang rape teenager at police station

Patna: A teenage girl was allegedly gang-raped at a police station in Bihar, highlighting the prevailing lawlessness in the state. Authorities have suspended six policemen in connection with the incident. As per the report, the victim — a resident of Gopalgnaj district — reached the Chapra railway junction in Saran district on October 29, when the Railway Protection Force (RPF) ...

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Indian police hunt 3 suspects after girl is drugged, raped

NEW DELHI – Police on Saturday were hunting for three men who allegedly drugged, kidnapped and raped a teenage girl while she was on her way to a test-preparation course in northern India earlier in the week, the latest incident of violence against girls and women in the country. Police officer Ashwini Kumar said the 19-year-old victim was in stable ...

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Army man accused in Haryana gang rape

CHANDIGARH: One of the three accused in the alleged gang rape of a 19-year-old woman is an Army man posted in Rajasthan and a police team has been sent to arrest him, Haryana DGP B S Sandhu said on Saturday. The trio allegedly abducted the woman from a bus stop and raped her in Haryana’s Mahendargarh district on Wednesday. “Out ...

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5 arrested over gang rape and murder of 9-year-old girl

Srinagar, India – Five suspects have been arrested in connection with the brutal rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl who fell victim to a family feud in the Indian Occupied Kashmir, police said. The girl was gang raped, strangled, her head wounded with an ax and her eyes gouged out, police said in a statement. The attack was carried ...

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Falahari Baba records statement over rape charges

Alwar: Tainted godman Kaushlendra Falahari Baba, who has been charged in a rape case, recorded his statements before a local court on Thursday. The court quizzed Falahari Baba on 88 questions during which he broke down multiple times and claimed he was innocent. The 60-year-old self-styled godman was charged with criminal intimidation and rape by the Aravali Vihar police in ...

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Girl, 11, raped in Gurugram society basement

GURUGRAM: An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a neighbour at a housing society on Wednesday afternoon, a time of day when the condominium’s cavernous basement is largely empty. Police said on Thursday they had booked Piyush, a 22-year-old student of a private university, based on a complaint filed by the girl’s mother, under sections of the POCSO Act. The ...

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Security guard rapes stray dog in Mumbai’s Kandivali

A security guard was recently accused of brutally raping a stray dog named Bindu by forcing a sharp object into her vagina and causing a painful death. The accused, Premshankar Rai, though arrested immediately by the Samta Nagar Police Station in Mumbai’s Kandivali area, was released on a bail of Rs 3,000. Heartbreakingly, barely a month ago, Bindu had given ...

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Pregnant goat dies after being gang-raped by eight men in India

KUALA LUMPUR: A pregnant goat is believed to have been raped by eight drunken men in Haryana, India on July 25. It died the following day. The goat’s owner, Aslup Khan, made a police report on July 26 after noticing that his goat went missing. He claimed that the suspects are drunkards and drug addicts. “They tried to molest her ...

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17 men charged with raping 12-year-old girl over months

Seventeen men have appeared in court in the south Indian city of Chennai charged with repeatedly raping a 12-year-old girl over the course of seven months. The case is generating intense anger, including from the city’s legal fraternity, some of whom were part of a mob that allegedly attacked some of the accused before they appeared in court on Tuesday. ...

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