Author Archives: Asmat Khan

7-year-old raped by cop: Who watches the watchmen?

On the evening of January 10, a seven-year-old girl was playing near her house in Greater Noida. A 45-year-old man – a police constable, no less – approached the child and lured her with a Rs 10 note. The child was then raped, assaulted for over half an hour inside the man’s house, say reports. Her screams alerted the neighbours, ...

Read More »

19-year-old Indian girl unveils bulletproof prototype with GPS alert

While anti-rape clothing isn’t a completely novel idea, a teenage girl from India claims to have developed a “rape-proof” underwear that sends out messages to a pre-stored contact list in case of an emergency. Seenu Kumari, a 19-year-old girl from the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, has designed the prototype and it includes features such as a combination lock, ...

Read More »

Nurse alleges rape by relative

GHAZIABAD: A 22-year-old woman working as a nurse with a government hospital in Delhi has alleged she was raped and robbed of Rs 10,000 and her phone by a “distant relative” on December 27. Ghaziabad police have arrested Salman, (25), on a complaint lodged by the woman on Tuesday. The FIR was lodged at Sahibabad police station under IPC sections ...

Read More »

Police arrests BJP leader Anisur Rahman in rape case

Midnapore(WB), (PTI) West Bengal BJP leader and former chairman of Panskura Municipality, Anisur Rahman was arrested by police for allegedly raping a woman, police said here today. Rahman was arrested after a woman lodged a complaint at Kotwali police station here last night alleging that he (Rahman) had allegedly raped her for over three months and was threatening her not ...

Read More »

Man arrested for rape

Bhadohi (UP), A man was arrested today from Gopiganj here for his alleged role in raping a 15-year-old girl at Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh, police today. Kamlesh Saroj (28) was picked up in a joint operation by the local police along with the Delhi Police from his native Ibrahimpur village under Gopiganj police station area, Inspector Sunil Dutt Dubey said. The accused ...

Read More »

Three held in plantain grove rape case

Thiruvananthapuram: Three residents of Perumkadavila were arrested in connection with the rape of a 38-year-old woman at a plantain grove in Marayamuttom, rural police said on Tuesday. While Arun, 21, and Vipin, 19, were directly involved in the crime, police said Vijeesh, also aged 19, was arrested for aiding one of the alleged rapists. The alleged incident took place around ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »