Rape

India rape victim, 13, seeks court approval for abortion

The parents of a pregnant 13-year-old rape victim from the Indian city of Mumbai have gone to the Supreme Court seeking permission to abort her baby. The girl is 30 weeks pregnant. Indian law allows terminations after 20 weeks only if the mother’s life is in danger. The pregnancy was discovered after her parents took her to a doctor to ...

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Mumbai man rapes 3-year-old girl

Govandi police arrested a 25-year-old for raping and molesting a three-year-old girl in Chembur on Wednesday Police said the girl was playing alone in the building around 8 pm when the accused, Sachin Devkate, picked her up and took her to his flat. “Devkate then forced himself on to her,” said an officer, who did not wish to be identified. ...

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30 weeks pregnant, 13-year-old rape victim’s parents approach SC for permission for abortion

The minor’s case is similar to a petition filed by a 10-year-old rape victim from Chandigarh who was 32 weeks pregnant and delivered a baby after the Supreme Court rejected her petition seeking abortion observing that it was too risky to undergo termination at such an advanced stage of pregnancy. The parents of a 13-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped ...

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Man attempting to rape minor thrashed, garlanded with slippers in Uttar Pradesh

A man, who attempted to rape a minor girl, was thrashed by the villagers in Uttar Pradesh’s Hardoi district. The furious locals beat up the man, named Balbhadra alias Mastana, shaved his head and garlanded him with slippers before handing him over to the police. Giving details of the incident, the victim’s mother said, her daughter was playing outside the ...

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Ten-year-old rape victim delivers baby in India

Refused abortion by the Supreme Court, child repeatedly raped by uncle gives birth by Caesarean section. A 10-year-old sexual abuse victim in India whose abortion plea was turned down by the country’s Supreme Court has delivered a baby. The child, who was repeatedly raped, had a Caesarean section on Thursday. The girl did not know she was pregnant and was ...

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Delhi woman pushed off building after rape bid, critical

NEW DELHI: A 21-year-old woman who worked as an assistant chef at a five-star hotel in south Delhi was pushed off the fourth floor of an under-construction building in Rohini district’s Begumpur for resisting a rape attempt by one of her “friends”. Police said the matter came to light around 11pm on Friday, when the victim’s friends made a PCR ...

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Man arrested for attempt to rape 10-year-old girl

A 20-year-old man was arrested today for allegedly attempting rape on a 10-year-old girl in Charthawal village in the district, the police said. Durga Singh allegedly tried to rape the girl, who was playing outside her home, after luring her to another house nearby, they said. The minor girl then cried for help hearing which some villagers rushed to the ...

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Married man booked for techie’s rape

MUMBAI: A 47-year-old married man has been booked for allegedly repeatedly raping a woman by promising to marry her. The accused also cheated the woman, who works for a software company, of Rs 45 lakh, an official of Powai police station said. The man is still to be arrested. The police said the 41-year-old woman and the accused have been ...

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Minor among 3 women raped in city

LUDHIANA: A minor girl was among three women who were allegedly raped in different parts of the city on Friday. The minor girl was allegedly raped by her uncle for three months. In her complaint, the 17-year-old girl claimed that she lived with her mother and a man known to mother started visiting her house around three months ago. And ...

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Youth held for rape after 13-year-old found pregnant

MUMBAI: The Charkop police arrested a 24-year-old man on Friday for the rape of a minor girl, who is now more than six months pregnant and plans to move the Supreme Court for permission for an abortion. The accused (not being named to protect the girl’s identity) was a partner in a snacks business run by the 13-year-old’s father. The ...

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