Author Archives: Riya Advik

Coach booked under POSCO for trying to rape minor athletes

Bareilly, Jan 5 (PTI) A coach has been booked on charges of rape and also under the POSCO Act for allegedly attempting to rape two minor women athletes. Superintendent of Police (city) Rohit Sajwan today said, a case under the POCSO Act and for committing rape has been registered against the absconding coach Sahibe Alam. According to police, a woman ...

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23 men allegedly rape Delhi woman in Rajasthan’s Bikaner

The investigating officer in the case said police recovered condoms from the spots the woman identified in her complaint. A woman from Delhi has said she was raped by 23 men after being abducted from a road on the outskirts of Bikaner in the middle of the day. The woman, 28, said she had gone to Ridmalsar Purohitan in B ...

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A woman interviewed 100 convicted rapists in India, This is what she learned

Vidhi Doshi In India, many consider them “monsters.” Madhumita Pandey was only 22 when she first went to Tihar Jail in New Delhi to meet and interview convicted rapists in India. Over the past three years, she has interviewed 100 of them for her doctoral thesis at the criminology department of Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom. It all ...

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Police clueless in minor’s rape case

Srikakulam: Deployment of police force is not at all correct at Vamsadhara project affected villages for the last several days opined YSRCP district president, Reddy Shanthi. She submitted a memorandum to district collector, K. Dhanunjaya Reddy at grievances cell at Srikakulam on Monday. On the occasion she found fault with the government for creating fear among displaced people by using ...

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Bombay HC accepts 6-year-old’s evidence, upholds man’s rape conviction

“The evidence of the child victim is clear and cogent in respect of the penetrative sexual assault suffered by her. There is nothing in her evidence to indicate that she is a tutored witness,” said Justice A M Badar. Taking into account evidence of a minor girl who was allegedly raped by her neighbour when she was six years old, ...

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Only one in four rape cases in India ended in conviction in 2016

Nagaland (72.7%) and Mizoram (70.6%) had the best conviction rates in 2015 – the year for which latest data were available – while Jammu and Kashmir (7%) and Gujarat (10.1%) had the worst In 2016, one in four rape cases in India ended in conviction – lowest since 2012–according to national crime data. India’s conviction rate for rape, at 25.5%, ...

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Rape victim attempts suicide, with 80% burns

A 17-YEAR-OLD girl, allegedly sexually assaulted by two youths, who also made a video of the act, attempted to immolate herself at her residence in Adarsh Mandi area of Shamli district on Thursday. The student of Class XII has suffered 80 per cent burns and has been admitted to a hospital in Meerut. Her mother, in a complaint lodged on ...

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16-year-old boy ‘raped’ for a year, names 15 teens

The police said the school boy was also blackmailed and physically assaulted, and that a medical examination confirmed the sexual assault. According to the police, the boy was first raped in 2016 by a friend who lived next door. Why China will not pull out of Doklam: Chinese commentator gives three reasonsWhy China will not pull out of Doklam: Chinese ...

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Married woman gangraped, attacked with acid in Thane

A 32-year-old married woman was allegedly raped by two men at her residence in Kalwa township here, police said on Monday. The incident took place late last evening and four accomplices of the accused helped them in committing the crime, they said. After the incident, the accused allegedly threw acid at the woman before leaving the place, police said. Three ...

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Actress rape case: Police question PT Thomas

KOCHI: The special investigation team probing the conspiracy behind the actress rape case recorded the statement of PT Thomas, MLA on Friday at the Ernakulam guest house. The MLA was one of the first to arrive at director Lal’s house where the survivor was dropped after the assault. The questioning continued for about three hours from about 12 in the ...

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