Author Archives: Asmat Khan

Woman alleges rape by colleague, his friend

NOIDA: A 24-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by two men, including her co-worker, after he promised to help her out with her rent, in Phase 3 on Friday. The accused took her to an unknown location and raped her with an accomplice at night. The accused are absconding. The woman, who hails from Pilkhuwa in Hapur, stays in a rented ...

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5 Years After Fatal Gang Rape in India, Sexual Violence Continues

NEW DELHI — Five years after the fatal gang rape of a 23-year-old physical therapy student in the Indian capital turned the focus to violence against women, small groups turned out in New Delhi and several other cities on Saturday to highlight the need for safety for women in public spaces. The “Meet to Sleep” movement, under which women took ...

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Man convicted of Indian law student’s rape, murder

New Delhi: An Indian court on Tuesday found a man guilty of raping and murdering a law student in a frenzied knife attack in southern Kerala state that sparked nationwide outrage. The murdered student was found dead in a pool of blood in her home in Perumbavoor town on April 28, 2016, with nearly 30 stab wounds and bite marks ...

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Indian court convicts man over brutal rape, murder of student

An Indian court Tuesday found a man guilty of raping and murdering a law student in a frenzied knife attack in southern Kerala state that sparked nationwide outrage. The murdered student was found dead in a pool of blood in her home in Perumbavoor town on April 28, 2016, with nearly 30 stab wounds and bite marks on her severely ...

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Class 5 student accused of raping 7-year-old girl in India

The boy had allegedly inserted a twig inside the girl’s private parts, which caused the girl to bleed. In a shocking incident, a Class 5 student in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has been accused of raping his seven-year-old schoolmate. Police in the city of Sahibabad registered a case against the boy for rape under the Protection of ...

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Pregnant woman jumps off moving van to escape rape

The only resort a seven-month pregnant woman saw to escape an attempt to rape was jumping off a moving van in Telangana. Unfortunately, the 35-year-old woman died as she tried to save herself. The Hindustan Times reports that the incident happened on Hyderabad-Nagpur National Highway 44 on Saturday night. The woman, who sold old clothes for a living, missed the ...

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2016 saw 106 rapes a day, Delhi the capital here too

NEW DELHI: In 2016, India recorded 106 rapes a day, once again highlighting the continuing rise in crimes against women in the country despite a series of court rulings and toughening of laws to deal with the menace. A large number of those raped (2,116) were girls in the age-group of 0 to 12 years and in 36,859 (94.6%) of ...

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Kopardi case: 3 get death for India teen’s rape and murder

A court in India has given the death penalty to three men convicted for the rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl. The men, in their 20s, had raped the teenager in July last year. The court had declared them guilty on 18 November. The victim belonged to the upper-caste Maratha community while the men were all Dalits, formerly untouchables. ...

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85-year-old arrested for raping schoolgirl

HYDERABAD: An 85-year-old ex-railway employee was arrested from Kushaiguda on Wednesday for allegedly raping a 12-year-old dalit schoolgirl after luring her with chocolates. The accused Satyanarayana is a serial offender, and had earlier raped three other minor students from the same school and sexually assaulted an equal number over the last 12 months, police said. Satyanarayana’s misdeeds came to light ...

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Colonel arrested for raping Lt-Colonel’s daughter in Shimla

SHIMLA: An Army Colonel was arrested on Wednesday over the alleged gang-rape of the daughter of a Lieutenant-Colonel posted at the Army Training Command – one of the seven commands of the Army which aims to improve effectiveness of training of the defence forces in the country. The 21-year-old was allegedly gang-raped at the Colonel’s official residence here on Monday. ...

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