Rape

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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2-year-old baby’s rape and murder: India SC confirms death sentence

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday confirmed the death penalty to a man convicted of murder and rape of a two-year-old girl. The sentence was confirmed by 2:1 majority by a three-judge bench of Justices R. F. Nariman, Surya Kant and R.Subhash Reddy. The top court was hearing convict Ravi’s plea challenging a Bombay High Court order which has ...

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Girl, 12, raped several times over two year

Malappuram: A group of Kerala Police officials has been entrusted with the probe of the travails of a 12-year-old Class VII girl student, who was raped several times over the past two years. Speaking to IANS, Malappuram Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) P.P. Shamsu said right now the girl was housed at a shelter home. Under the police supervision, she ...

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Two-and-a-half-year-old girl raped, killed in Pune

A two-and-a-half-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed in Pune city of Maharashtra, a police official said on Wednesday. The girl, daughter of a labourer, was abducted from a shanty at a construction site in Pimple Saudagar area on the city’s outskirts on Monday when her family members were asleep, police said. When the girl’s family members were unable to ...

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Man held for suspected rape, murder of 9-month-old girl

The man had taken away the baby to a nearby secluded place in the wee hours while she was asleep alongside her parents on the terrace of their house and allegedly sexually assaulted her, police said. A nine-month-old girl died after a man apparently gagged her following suspected rape on Wednesday, triggering protests by enraged locals who demanded stern punishment ...

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Man held for raping cows at shelter

The accused, identified as Rajkumar, was caught red handed by volunteers of the shelter, run by Kartaliya Baba Ashram. A man was arrested for allegedly raping cows at a shelter in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. The accused, identified as Rajkumar, was caught red handed by volunteers of the shelter, run by Kartaliya Baba Ashram. The volunteers were keeping a vigil on ...

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Indian girl, 12, ‘raped and killed’ by brothers, uncle

NEW DELHI  – Two brothers have been arrested in India for allegedly raping their 12-year-old sister who was later beheaded with a sickle, police said on Wednesday (March 20). India has a grim record of sexual assaults on minors, with more than 36,000 cases reported in 2016, according to latest available government data. A United Nations Committee on the Rights ...

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Rape survivor burns rapist to death

The widow, 35, told police that the man, 42, attacked and raped her in her home. An Indian woman who was raped and set on fire killed her attacker by dragging him into the flames, police said Wednesday. The woman survived with burns to her face and hands while the man died in hospital from his injuries. The widow, 35, ...

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Schoolgirl raped

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped, drenched in petrol, and burnt to death by her neighbour in the latest sickening sex attack to shock India. The schoolgirl, from Dildarnagar in the Ghazipur district, was alone in her home on Saturday when a neighbouring youth broke into the property and raped her, Indian media report. In a statement made by the ...

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20-year-old booked for raping minor

Ludhiana: The police on Tuesday booked a 20-year-old youth for raping a minor. The 16-year-old girl said in her police complaint, “I was going to a nearby market to buy biscuits when the youth, my former neighbour, offered me a lift on his motorcycle on Sunday night. But instead of taking me to the market, he drove to his cousin’s ...

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