Author Archives: Asmat Khan

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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Baby thrown to death in rape case to shock India

Police are hunting three men after an infant was murdered and her mother raped in India. Sex crimes have become a focus of public attention in India since a gang of men raped and killed a student in New Delhi in 2012. In the latest report of sexual violence in India to make international news, a 9-month-old baby died when ...

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Rape victim sues Uber for privacy violations

SAN FRANCISCO — A woman who was raped by an Uber driver in India in 2014 is now suing the company after learning the CEO and two other high-level employees obtained her medical records without consent. The Uber executives who viewed her files, which included CEO Travis Kalanick and senior vice president Emil Michael, had started to believe the incident ...

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New wave of Indian brutalities in IoK

HUMAN Rights Watch, a New York based leading Human Rights entity has condemned Indian army chief’s statement justifying the use of Kashmiris as human shields against protestors as “criminal leadership.” Executive Director, Kenneth Roth, took strong exception to the shameful position Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has taken on the issue of an Indian army Major Teetal Gogoi using ...

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Charges filed over rape and murder of Irish woman in India

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Charges filed over rape and murder of Irish woman in India

Indian police have released CCTV footage, which they say captures the final movements of Donegal woman Danielle McLaughlin before she was murdered in Goa, India. The formal charge sheet for the rape and murder of a 28-year old Irish woman in India’s southwestern Goa state in March has been filed in a local magistrate’s court. Inspector Rajendra Prabhu Desai told ...

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Uber has fired a top executive suspected in India rape investigation

Boeing Co’s logo is seen above the front doors of its largest jetliner factory in EverettBoeing wins $410 million Pentagon contract: statement A top executive at Uber’s Asia business has been fired because he mishandled the proceedings in a 2014 rape case in India, according to two separate media reports. Eric Alexander, president of Uber Asia, was shown the door ...

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Cop’s son rapes woman and daughter for three weeks

GURUGRAM: Just after three men, accused of raping a 19-year-old woman and killing her baby girl in Manesar, are put behind bars+ comes another shocker from Gurgaon. A 23-year-old son of a Delhi police sub-inspector was arrested on Friday on charges of raping a widow and her 15-year-old daughter repeatedly over the past three weeks and blackmailing them into staying ...

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Pettah Rape Case – Hari SWami in Medical College

KERALA WOMAN CUTS GENITALS OF ‘RAPIST SWAMI’S’ A 23-year-old Indian woman has cut off the genitals of a Hindu religious teacher in the southern state of Kerala, claiming he raped her for years. Police said the suspect, named as Gangeshananda Theerthapada, would come to the woman’s house to perform prayer rituals for her father’s health. Her mother had hoped the ...

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Swami Om gets anticipatory bail in molestation case

A court here has granted anticipatory bail to former ‘Bigg Boss’ contestant and self-proclaimed godman Swami Om, who was accused of molesting and threating a woman, court sources said on May 26, 2017. Special Judge Sanjay Garg on Tuesday allowed the anticipatory bail plea of Swami Om and asked him to furnish a personal bond of Rs 25,000. The court ...

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