Author Archives: Asmat Khan

12-year-old rape survivor gives birth, refuses to take baby home

LUCKNOW: A rape survivor, 12, gave birth to a boy at a hospital in the state capital on Saturday evening. She was raped earlier this year and the accused, a neighbour, is behind bars. Unable to erase the horrifying memories of the traumatic incident, the rape survivor was unwilling to take the baby home. While feeding the baby on the ...

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Youth, his parents booked for rape

FATEHGARH SAHIB: The police here have booked a youth and his family members for rape and under the IT Act on the complaint of a girl, who alleged that the accused not only raped her but also shot the act on a mobile phone and uploaded it on social media. A case at Mullepur police station was registered on Saturday ...

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Boy, 6, accused of ‘repeatedly raping’ schoolgirl, 8

A boy aged just six is among a gang of youths accused of repeatedly attacking a schoolgirl over the space of five months in India, it has emerged. Police say the child was part of a group of five – the others aged nine, ten, 12 and 18 – who targeted the eight-year-old in Pune, in the western Indian state ...

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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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