Author Archives: Asmat Khan

MP mother traps daughter’s ‘rapist’

BHOPAL: A woman laid a trap and caught a 22-year-old man, who allegedly raped her minor daughter four days back. When the accused Sameer Khan fell for the bait, she called on ‘Dial-100’, after which police nabbed the accused. Shyamla Hills police station in-charge SI BPS Bains said the 14-year-old survivor is a Class 9 student. For past one month ...

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India ruling party lawmaker charged with rape of minor

New Delhi – A lawmaker from India’s ruling party has been charged with raping a teenage girl, whose father was allegedly beaten to death when the family complained. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has charged Kuldeep Singh Sengar — an elected member of the Uttar Pradesh state legislative assembly — with rape, abduction, criminal conspiracy, criminal intimidation and rape ...

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Indian businessman arrested for raping daughter’s friend

A New Delhi businessman was arrested Friday evening for the alleged rape of an 18-year-old friend of his daughter, media reported. The businessman, 45, is a resident of The Belaire in DLF 5 and has lived in Gurugram, south of New Delhi, for eight years, police said. He is accused of raping the young woman when she visited his rented high-end ...

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UP Police launches manhunt to trace the accused

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Why Is India Unable To Control Alarming Number Of Rape Cases

The brutal gangrape of a seven-year-old girl in Mandsaur last week came as a chilling reminder of the infamous abduction, gangrape and brutal murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Jammu earlier this year in January. A week later, a four-year-old girl was found lying in a secluded place in a village in Satna, Madhya Pradesh. She was raped by ...

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Eight-year-old girl raped by minor brother in Delhi

An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her elder brother, also a minor, in northwest Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar, the police said on Wednesday. On Monday, the police received information from a local hospital that a girl, who was bleeding profusely from her private parts, had been brought in, a senior officer said. The girl told a counsellor that her elder ...

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India is the most dangerous nation for women, says poll

Pepper spray, safety apps and covered clothing – a mental list Kanika Johri checks off before stepping out of her house in New Delhi, dubbed “India’s rape capital”. These are also must-haves for her friends and family in India, where official data show nearly 40 crimes against women take place every hour. For Johri, 28, who worked for seven years ...

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5 female activists gang-raped at gunpoint

NEW DELHI — Five female activists working for an organization backed by a Christian missionary group were gang-raped at gunpoint in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand this week, police said on Friday. The women were accompanied by four men and two nuns as they performed a street play to raise awareness of human trafficking in the Khunti district on ...

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Four charged with gang rape of woman, teen daughter

PATNA, India — Police arrested four people for allegedly gang-raping a woman and her 14-year-old daughter after tying the woman’s husband to a tree at gunpoint in eastern India, a police officer said Friday. Crimes against women have been rising in India despite a toughening of laws. India has been shaken by a series of sexual assaults since 2012, when ...

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‘Children home girls drugged before rape’

PATNA: The minor girls living at the government-run ‘children home’ on Sahu Road in Muzaffarpur were being allegedly drugged regularly before being raped. Quoting the rape survivors, a police officer said on Wednesday they were given two tablets after their dinner. “They told police one tablet was white and the other was pink,” the officer said, adding the victims would ...

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