Rape

4 men charged with rape, murder of Dalit woman

Four men have been charged with the gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in India, a case that prompted nationwide protests and drew a fresh spotlight on India’s endemic problem of sexual violence. In September in Hathras, a small village in Uttar Pradesh, the 19-year-old woman was working in the fields when she was pounced on by four ...

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Man rapes 12-year-old daughter in Pratapgarh

Pratapgarh: A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father in a village under Kandhai Police Station area here, a senior officer said. Acting on the complaint of the daughter, police lodged a complaint under relevant sections including the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the father has been arrested, Superintendent of Police Anurag Arya said. The ...

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Gujarat: 12-year-old girl pregnant after rape by minor cousins

Gujarat: 12-year-old girl pregnant after rape by minor cousins A 12-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by three minor cousins over a period of five months in Navsari district was admitted to hospital where it was revealed that she was four months pregnant. In another incident in the district, a 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her cousin’s friend after ...

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Mentally challenged minor girl raped, killed by brother, his friends

JAIPUR: A mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped and killed by her brother and his three friends in Manoharpur area of Jaipur district, police said on Saturday. The four suspects, aged 19-21, took the minor to a nearby forested area on May 17 and allegedly raped her. They then allegedly strangled her to death and dumped the body in a ...

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India rape: Six-year-old victim’s eyes damaged in attack

Police in India have launched a manhunt after a six-year-old girl was abducted outside her home in Madhya Pradesh state and raped. The attacker inflicted severe injuries to the child’s eyes, in an apparent attempt to stop her identifying him. She is in a critical condition in hospital in Jabalpur city, police told the BBC. The state’s Chief Minister Shivraj ...

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Jharkhand minor girl accuses friend, eight others of rape

DUMKA: A 16-year-old girl has alleged that nine persons raped her in Dumka district, after a friend misguided her to take a shortcut through a jungle, a police officer said on Thursday. Superintendent of Police Y S Ramesh said raids have been conducted to nab the culprits after the girl, who is currently hospitalised, filed a complaint with the police ...

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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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