Rape

Doctor who treated father of Unnao rape victim dead at 45

Prashant Upadhyaya treated the Unnao rape victim’s father last year after he was brutally thrashed in police custody. He was taken to a hospital Monday when he complained of uneasiness. He died during treatment, sources said. Adoctor who treated the Unnao rape victim’s father when he was thrashed in police custody died on Monday after complaining of uneasiness here, official ...

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Rape victim set on fire by uncle, condition critical

Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh: The condition of a young woman who was allegedly raped and then set on fire by her own uncle in Uttar Pradesh’s Fatehpur district on Saturday afternoon continues to be ‘highly critical’. The accused was arrested from the outskirts of Kanpur, late on Saturday night. The doctors at the Kanpur Medical College, where the victim is admitted ...

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Unnao rape case: Indian woman set on fire on way to hearing dies

An Indian woman who was set on fire on her way to testify against her alleged rapists has died of her injuries. The 23-year-old died late on Friday after suffering cardiac arrest at a Delhi hospital. She had 90% burns. She was attacked on Thursday as she was walking to a hearing in the rape case she filed against two ...

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6-year-old raped, strangled to death with her school belt

Jaipur: A six-year-old girl student, who went missing on Saturday in Rajasthan’s Tonk district, was found allegedly raped and strangled to death with her own school belt on Sunday, police said. Her body was recovered from bushes in a remote area near her village Khetadi. Liquor bottles, snacks and bloodstains were also found at the spot, police officials said. According ...

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Girl raped and set ablaze in Uttar Pradesh

Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped and set on fire in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The accused in the case has been arrested and the victim has been referred to higher secondary hospital for treatment, police said. “It was alleged that the girl was raped and set blaze after sprinkling kerosene on her. On ...

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Family kills son for repeatedly raping mother, sister, brother’s wife

A family murdered their 24-year-old son in Madhya Pradesh’s Datia for repeatedly raping his mother, sister and sister-in-law on several occasions. Police in Madhya Pradesh’s Datia have arrested four members of a family for allegedly murdering their alcoholic son who raped his mother, sister and brother’s wife several times in a drunken state. According to Datia Sub Divisional Officer of ...

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Minor girl gang-raped in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by three persons in a forest in Odisha’s Sundargarh district, police said on Sunday. The police have detained three accused in this connection. The minor girl was allegedly gang-raped at a forest at Tensa under Lahunipada police limits of the district on Saturday night. The arrest was made on the basis of a ...

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Kerala nun rape case: Complaint alleges mental harassment

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala: A nun has lodged a complaint with the Kerala Women’s Commission alleging mental harassment in connection with the case concerning former Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who is accused of raping another nun. The complainant has alleged that Mulakkal and his men are using social media platforms in order to defame her. She said the videos put up on social ...

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Indian housewife raped by 8 ‘sorcerers’ at the behest of husband

Hyderabad: Hyderabad city police have arrested two sorcerers for allegedly raping a housewife at the behest of her husband and in-laws. They were among the eight sorcerers who had raped the woman at her home, police said. The shocking incident, which had occurred last year, came to light after the victim’s father returned to the city from Oman and lodged ...

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Man gets life term for raping minor daughter-in-law

The victim later became pregnant and the accused raped her in that condition also when other family members were away, and when she resisted his advances, he threatened her with dire consequences. Acourt in Maharashtra has awarded life imprisonment to a 50-year-old man for raping his teenaged daughter-in-law in 2015. Additional Sessions Judge A U Kadam, in her order on ...

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