Author Archives: Asmat Khan

9-year-old raped in Indore gaming zone

Indore: A nine-year-old girl was raped in a kids’ zone of a mall in Indore on Thursday. The accused, an employee at the kids’ zone, was beaten up by the agitated parents and handed over to the police. The rape of a child, even as some of the children were playing a few feet away, has triggered demands of police ...

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Man jailed for rape of teen daughters

PATNA: A day after police jailed a man for allegedly violating his two teenage daughters, one of the survivors recorded her statement against her father before a judicial magistrate in Patna on Wednesday. Guddu Sharma (name changed to hide his daughters’ identity) was arrested late on Monday night following a complaint lodged by one of the girls at Agamkuan police ...

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Watchman attempts rape on 6-year-old girl

INDORE: A watchman at a famous hotel in city was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly attempting to rape a six-year-old girl in Ram Nagar under Vijay Nagar police station. The 30-year-old accused is the girl’s neighbour and had made advances at her two months ago but the matter was not pursued by the police. On Monday, he again attempted to ...

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Man Allegedly Rapes Woman, Shot at Boyfriend For Resisting

Thane, A man was allegedly shot dead by an unidentified person in Thane, Maharashtra. The accused also allegedly raped the man’s girlfriend before shooting him dead. The incident was reported from Thane’s Nalimbi village on Monday, March 5, Thane rural police said. The man, identified as Ganesh Dinkar, and his girlfriend were at a hillock when a man approached them ...

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India’s youth on rising rape crimes

In 2012, India experienced a watershed moment in crimes against women with the Nirbhaya rape case that shocked the world with its brutality. Six years on, the incidences of rape, and brutalised rapes, in India continue. What factors are responsible for this and what can be done to combat the problem? Gulf News talked to Indian youth about the issue ...

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Father rapes 6-year-old daughter in India

A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father in Parmar Nagar in Phagwara city of Punjab, police said Tuesday. The incident took place Monday night and based on a complaint by the girl’s mother, the man was arrested on Tuesday, sub-inspector Manpreet Kaur said. The man, 35, was booked for rape and charged under relevant provisions of the Protection ...

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Minor four-month pregnant after gang-rape

Muzaffarnagar (UP), A 15-year-old girl in Uttar Pradeshs Chimayu village has been found to be four-month pregnant after she was allegedly raped by three youths, police said today. The incident came into light after the victim complained of stomach ache, SHO, Charthawal Police Station, G C Sharma, said. “According to the complaint filed by the victims father, the accused gang-raped ...

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UP: Girl raped by man as his sister films crime

MEERUT: A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 22-year-old man as his sister filmed the act in Muzaffarnagar on Monday. An FIR for rape has been filed against the youth while his sister has been accused of abetment. Police are yet to get hold of the video. Investigating officers suspect the allegations to be a result of counter cases ...

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Dinajpur rape: Mamata Banerjee meets survivor in hospital

MALDA: The brutality on a 30-year-old tribal woman from Kushmandi, gang-raped and left unconscious in the open for over eight hours, has left tribals in the region and neighbouring North Dinajpur fuming even as police arrested two persons for the horrific crime. Just two months ago, the area had seen a similar outburst of anger in neighbouring Raiganj when tribals ...

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Mob in India kills men accused of rape and murder of 5-year-old girl

A mob of up to 1,000 people has beaten to death two suspects following the rape and murder of a five-year-old girl in India, police say. The men were reportedly dragged from the police station where they were being held in the remote northeast. Apur Bitin, an officer in the Arunachal Pradesh town of Tezu, said more than 15 members ...

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