Rape

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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12-year-old found dead, family alleges rape, murder

Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh): A minor girl was found dead in a field in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur on Sunday. The family members of the 12-year-old girl who hailed from Raipura village in Jalalabad alleged that she was raped and then murdered. “She went to feed the cattle yesterday after which she went missing. On searching, I found her body in the ...

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Father acquitted in rape case as girl says influenced by TV show

The 11-year-old daughter turned hostile in court, saying that she had complained against him after watching the TV series ‘Savdhan India’, which gave her the impression that her father’s “loving kisses” were “something wrong”. Thane Court, Thane minor girls, Thane minor girls molested, minor girls molested, India News, Indian Express, Indian Express News The girl, in her statement to the ...

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Man rapes minor stepdaughter

AHMEDABAD: A 38-year-old man was arrested by Adalaj police late on Wednesday night after a complaint of rape on his stepdaughter by his wife. Police have started probe on the basis of the statements by the survivor, her mother and other family members. Forensics experts collected evidences from the spot as the girl was sent for medical check-up on Wednesday. ...

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Man held for rape of minor girl

Pune: Samarth police on Thursday arrested a 32-year-old man from Nana Peth for raping a nine-year-old daughter of his neighbour. The sexual assault occurred on Wednesday afternoon at the suspect’s house. He has been charged under section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code and the relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The girl’s ...

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Teen blackmails girl with ‘rape’ video, held

GURUGRAM: A 17-year-old boy was taken into custody on Saturday after he allegedly blackmailed a class X student by claiming to have an obscene video of her. The girl told police she was raped in August 2017 by one of the boy’s friends, a 25-year-old man, who made the video. After this man (name withheld to protect the identities of ...

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Man ‘rapes’ girl inside theatre during Padmaavat show, nabbed

The Hyderabad Police on Friday claimed to have arrested the man who was accused of raping a teenager inside a film theatre. According to Police, Kandakatla Bikshapathi (23), an earth mover driver, and the 19-year-old victim had gone to a theatre on January 29 to watch the recently-released film “Padmaavat”. “The victim has complained that she was raped inside the ...

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India outcry after eight-month-old baby raped

An eight-month-old baby girl has been raped, allegedly by her cousin, in the Indian capital Delhi. Police say she is in a critical condition after being admitted to hospital on Sunday. They have arrested the 28-year-old cousin. Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal, who visited the girl, described her injuries as “horrific”. The debate over sexual violence in India ...

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‘Denied justice’, teen rape survivor kills self

KORAPUT: A 14-year-old schoolgirl who alleged she was gang-raped three months ago by four men wearing battle fatigues committed suicide in Odisha’s Koraput district, a Maoist bastion, on Monday. She had earlier publicly accused police of harassing her to change her statement. The girl’s family said she was driven to suicide by her failure to get justice. “Social stigma and ...

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Two arrested for rape, murder of teenager

Bulandshahr (UP), Police have arrested two persons in connection with the rape and murder of a teenager in village Chandpur on January 2. Zulfiqar and Dilshad, both from Sikandrabad town, were arrested while their accomplice, Israel, was absconding, the police said. The girl was abducted by the accused who raped and strangulated her. They later dumped her body in village ...

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