Author Archives: Asmat Khan

Kerala businessman Rajmohan Pillai held for rape of housemaid

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The city police have arrested prominent cashew exporter Rajmohan Pillai, 53, on charges of raping and impregnating his housemaid hailing from Odisha. Pillai is a businessman who focusses on manufacture, marketing and distribution of packaged processed food. According to police, the crime took place at his residence at Kowdiar. The incident came to light when he allegedly sent the ...

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Girl raped by four classmates at friend’s birthday party

A 17-year-old student was allegedly raped by her four classmates in a house in Khammam city where she had gone to attend a friend’s birthday party, police said. The accused also videographed the incident that took place on Sunday. The girl, a student of a private college, on Monday lodged a complaint at Khammam III Town police station accusing her ...

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‘Child rapist’ is tied up and beaten by women

Women were filmed beating a man with sticks after he allegedly raped a child The incident, filmed by an onlooker, is thought to have happened in India Video shows the man one woman dragging the man across the ground with rope Dozens of women and children look on as the women take turns hitting the man An alleged rapist was ...

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Gang-rape survivor attacked with acid in Lucknow

LUCKNOW: A gang-rape and acid attack survivor has once again been attacked with acid in Aliganj locality here, police said on Sunday. This is the fifth attack on the woman. The latest incident took place on Saturday night near a hostel where she resides. She was rushed to a hospital where her condition was stated to be stable. She has ...

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Teenage boy in India kills his father for raping sister

After a heated exchange the 19-year-old allegedly strangled his dad A man reportedly killed his father after his sister told him that he raped her. Police said the woman told her 19-year-old brother that her father had attacked her twice at the family home in the village of Jamnagar’s Jodiya taluka “The rape survivor had returned to stay with her ...

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Sexual harassment accusations changed Indian hockey star as a person

Just after the Punjab Warriors had crashed out of the 2017 Hockey India League, Sardar Singh called up and said he had some spare time to sit down to talk about his autobiography that we are working on. I had waited for almost a week but his busy schedule, his training and the stress of keeping his place in the ...

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German woman alleges rape by Indian husband

A German woman has alleged that her Indian husband, whom she had befriended on social networking website Facebook, raped her during the couple’s stay in Punjab, police said today. A rape case against the accused has been registered at central Delhi’s Paharganj police station here on the complaint of the woman, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Mandeep Singh Randhawa said. ...

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4th Rajputana Rifles of the Indian Army raping Women of Kashmir

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Kunan Poshpora: A forgotten mass-rape case of 2 Kashmir villages

On the night of February 23, 1991, personnel of the 4 Rajputana Rifles of the Indian Army cordoned off the two villages Kunan and Poshpora in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district during an anti-insurgency operation and allegedly gangraped at least 23 women – with some estimates placing it at around 40. In December 2012, when the nation was rocked by the ...

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SC upholds death sentences for four men in fatal 2012 gang rape

The Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences issued for the fatal gang-rape of a 23-year-old. The brutality of the case triggered a massive outcry and threw a spotlight onto India’s problems with sexual assault. Indian Supreme Court Judge Yogesh Khanna said the trial of the four men fell into the “rarest of rare category,” thereby justifying the sentence of ...

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