Author Archives: Asmat Khan

Kerala Congress MLA M Vincent arrested for rape

NEW DELHI: Congress MLA M Vincent has been arrested on the charge of rape based on a statement given by a 51-year-old woman, who attempted suicide in Thiruvananthapuram’s Balaramapuram are after she was allegedly harassed by him, the Kerala Police said on Saturday. Before being arrested, Vincent, a first-time legislator, was grilled for over two hours by a team of ...

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Probe starts in mental hospital rape case

Nagpur: The seven-member committee, attached to the office of deputy director of health, started probe into the alleged rape of a 13-year-old inmate of Regional Mental Hospital on Nagpur-Chhindwara Road. The committee is expected to submit the report to deputy director of health Dr Sanjay Jaiswal soon. The committee, which visited Shraddhanand Anathalaya on South Ambazari Road, interacted with the ...

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Businessman held for rape, forged passport

MUMBAI: Mahim police have sought custody of Mohsin Rahim Undre, the 27-year-old businessman son of a CEO of a city hospital who was arrested by the city crime branch on charges of raping and blackmailing a housewife, in a passport forgery case. Undre was produced before a local court in the rape case, which remanded him in police custody. Crime ...

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Riots, strikes as India rape accused killed in custody

SHIMLA, India: A man accused of the gang rape and murder of a girl in northern India has been killed in police custody, an official said Thursday, sparking angry riots in the usually tranquil Himalayan region. Hundreds of protesters furious over the police handling of the case chanted “we want justice” in the popular tourist hill resort of Shimla, with ...

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Doctor ‘held for raping dengue patient’ in India

A doctor in the western Indian state of Gujarat has been arrested for allegedly raping a patient with dengue fever. The doctor attacked the 21-year-old woman in the secluded intensive care unit of the hospital in Ahmadabad on Sunday, police said. Another worker of the hospital has also been arrested for allegedly helping the doctor carry out the crime. Police ...

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Freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak’s great-grandson booked for rape

Rohit is the great-grandson of freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak and grandson of late Jayantrao Tilak, who was a senior Congress leader and member of Parliament. Congress leader Rohit Tilak, who is the great-grandson of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, has been booked for allegedly raping a woman and forcing her into “unnatural” sex, the police said. The case was registered against ...

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Court turns down 10-year-old rape survivor’s plea to abort

CHANDIGARH: The district court here refused+ on Tuesday to let a 10-year-old rape survivor undergo an abortion+ after it was confirmed that she was 26 weeks pregnant. Courts allow medical termination of pregnancy up to 20 weeks under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act and can make an exception if the foetus is genetically abnormal. The girl had been raped ...

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Shimla rape case: Accused killed in police custody

Shimla: One of the six people accused of the rape and murder case of Shimla minor girl was found murdered inside his cell in Shimla district’s Kotkhai tehsil on Tuesday. As per Zee News, the deceased, identified as Suraj, was murdered by the other accused in the case, Suraj, inside the jail last night. On July 13, the Himachal Pradesh ...

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Japanese Woman Alleges Rape, In India To File Complaint 12 Years Later

NEW DELHI: A 36-year-old Japanese woman who has flown down from Tokyo to Delhi to file a complaint alleging rape and extortion. Twelve years ago, she alleges, she was first raped by the man who had promised to marry her. She landed in the city Wednesday for 72 hours. The cops are yet to file an FIR. It will take ...

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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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