Author Archives: Asmat Khan

Shimla rape and murder: Enough is enough, CM tells protesters

With no end in sight to the protests over the alleged rape and murder of a Shimla schoolgirl, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday warned the protesters the he will deal with them sternly for creating law and order situation in the state. In a stern warning to protesters, the CM said: “I haven’t seen, in my long political career, ...

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No girl will file rape case over a fight: Delhi court

NEW DELHI: While convicting a man for raping a 22-year-old private company employee, a court observed that a girl will not falsely implicate an innocent person on a grave charge like rape because she had a fight with him. It added that not every rape survivor can be expected to immediately run to the police station and file a complaint ...

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Man arrested for raping 10-year-old niece for 18 months

The incident came to light in April when the girl’s parents filed a complaint of rape against Riyajul at Jamia Nagar Police Station, said police. A 45-year-old man, accused of raping his minor niece for 18 months in Delhi, has been arrested from West Bengal, police said on Monday. Police said Sheikh Riyajul, a rickshaw-puller, had been staying with the ...

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Two booked for rape of minor

HOSHIARPUR: Hoshiarpur police has booked two youths for raping a 15-year-old girl, a few months after the crime was committed. It is learnt that the victim’s village panchayat had first intervened in the matter and disposed of the case as a ‘stalking incident’. The parties had reached a compromise on July 6, with a written record of the same signed ...

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MOTHERS OF MANIPUR PROTESTED NAKED AGAINST INDIAN ARMY

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Woman Alleges Rape After Husband ‘Loses Her’ In Gambling

INDORE: A 38-year-old woman has claimed she was raped by two men after her husband “lost her” to them in a game of gambling, according to police. The woman registered a complaint during a weekly public hearing organised by police in Indore yesterday. However, a case is yet to be registered. Indore’s Women Police Station in-charge Jyoti Sharma told PTI ...

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Parties play blame game on rape case

PUNE: Politicians played blame game while the exasperated parents of the Kopradi rape victim demanded justice for their daughter on Thursday, a year after she was murdered. The opposition parties in the state organized demonstrations and silent marches on Thursday blaming the BJP-led state government for delaying justice to the girl. The BJP leaders, on the other hand, blamed the ...

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13 years after Mothers of Manipur protested naked against Indian Army, where is justice?

Sabarish Suresh Thirteen years ago, on July 15, the world woke up to some shocking images from Manipur. The images were of 12 naked middle-aged women carrying a white banner with “Indian Army Rape Us” painted red on it. The immediate provocation was the brutal rape, torture, mutilation and murder of 32-year-old Thangjam Manorama by the 17th Assam Rifles, the ...

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6 arrested in Kotkhai rape case; victim was strangled to death

The police have arrested six youths for the rape and murder of a minor at Kotkhai even as the autopsy report confirmed that the victim was strangulated after being sexually assaulted. The Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by IG southern range Zahur Zaidi, interrogated the six accused in this case. On Thursday, police arrested Ashish Chauhan, 29, a resident of ...

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