Author Archives: Asmat Khan

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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Indian army can rape, abduct women Kerala leader

Communist Party of India’s Kerala secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has sparked controversy after he claimed the Indian army could rape and abduct women if given additional powers and no one would question them. “They [army] can do anything to anybody. If they see more than four people standing together, they can shoot them…They can take any woman and rape her, nobody ...

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Andhra Woman Gang-Raped In Front Of Her 3 Children

In her complaint lodged with the Gajuwaka Police Station on Tuesday night, the woman stated that the incident occurred on Monday evening when her husband was away for work. VISAKHAPATNAM: A 35-year-old woman was allegedly raped by two men in front of her three children at her house in Visakhapatnam, police said. The police yesterday nabbed the two accused and ...

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Mumbai College Student Alleges Rape In Moving Car

The woman was on her way to college when she was allegedly dragged into a van at Charkop in a Mumbai suburb. MUMBAI: A 20-year-old woman in Mumbai has alleged that she was gang-raped on Wednesday in a moving car by four men and later thrown out. The woman was on her way to college when she was allegedly dragged ...

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Minor girl found dead near Shimla; cops suspect rape, murder

On July 4, the girl did not return home from Government Senior Secondary School, Mahasu. The police also recovered her school dress lying near the body, raising rape suspicion. A 14-year-old girl, who was missing since two days, was found dead on Thursday near isolated woods at Halaila in Kotkhai, 65 km from Shimla. Reportedly, the girl was found naked, ...

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In Five Years, 277% Rise In Rape Cases Reported In Delhi

The number of rapes reported each year in Delhi has more than tripled over the last five years, registering an increase of 277 percent from 572 in 2011 to 2,155 in 2016, according to data released recently by the Delhi Police. The year after the Nirbhaya incident—in which a 23-year-old paramedical student was raped by a group of men in ...

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BJP worker held after ‘rape’ footage goes viral

NAGPUR: The ruling party in the state was left red-faced after 48-year-old Ravindra Bawanthade, a BJP worker and supervisor at a school at Nagbhid in Chandrapur district, was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping his former 19-year-old student in a Gadchiroli-bound bus on June 27 last month. The instance was recorded in the CCTV camera fitted at the rear end ...

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