Rape

Indian baby survives being buried alive by teen mother

New Delhi – A week old baby boy in India survived several hours in a grave after being buried alive by his teenaged rape victim mother, police said Friday. Cries heard by villagers produced the miracle rescue of the infant now recovering in hospital in the central state of Madhya Pradesh. The 16-year-old mother buried the boy in a graveyard ...

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Indian court rejects abortion for 10-year-old rape victim

India’s Supreme Court has refused to allow an abortion for a 10-year-old girl allegedly raped by her uncle on the grounds that she is too far into her pregnancy. A doctors’ panel told the court that, at 32 weeks, termination of the pregnancy would be “too risky”. Her pregnancy was discovered two weeks ago when she complained of stomach ache ...

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Dalit woman accuses factory owner of rape

Rajkot: A dalit woman has accused a factory owner of Gondal Road in Rajkot of raping and blackmailing her. The crime occurred one year ago when, Hemant Pambhar, owner of Sumita Industries in Gokulnagar-4 took the woman to the third floor of his factory and raped her. He also took her nude photographs. “Then, Pambhar started blackmailing the woman with ...

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India threatening Hurriat leaders’ families of rape

According to a statement issued by Pakistan’s foreign office, the Indian army frightened by the growing tensions in the disputed region has steeped low enough to threaten the families of the freedom fighters of dire consequences including rape threats. Rape is what already Indians are famous for and the growing disputes have dumbstruck the authorities as they look for different ...

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Probe starts in mental hospital rape case

Nagpur: The seven-member committee, attached to the office of deputy director of health, started probe into the alleged rape of a 13-year-old inmate of Regional Mental Hospital on Nagpur-Chhindwara Road. The committee is expected to submit the report to deputy director of health Dr Sanjay Jaiswal soon. The committee, which visited Shraddhanand Anathalaya on South Ambazari Road, interacted with the ...

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Court denies 10-year-old rape victim an abortion

NEW DELHI — A court in India has denied a 10-year-old girl permission to have an abortion after she was allegedly impregnated in a rape by her uncle. The girl was allegedly raped several times by her maternal uncle, and is now 30 weeks pregnant. Indian courts do not allow termination of pregnancies beyond 20 weeks, as per the 1971 ...

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Court turns down 10-year-old rape survivor’s plea to abort

CHANDIGARH: The district court here refused+ on Tuesday to let a 10-year-old rape survivor undergo an abortion+ after it was confirmed that she was 26 weeks pregnant. Courts allow medical termination of pregnancy up to 20 weeks under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act and can make an exception if the foetus is genetically abnormal. The girl had been raped ...

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10-year-old raped for a year by uncle

NEW DELHI: A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her uncle for the past one year at her house in southeast Delhi’s Jamia Nagar. Police said the accused had shifted to the survivor’s house as his family had been staying in West Bengal. He was arrested on Monday, almost a month after he went missing when a case was registered ...

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Man arrested for raping 10-year-old niece for 18 months

The incident came to light in April when the girl’s parents filed a complaint of rape against Riyajul at Jamia Nagar Police Station, said police. A 45-year-old man, accused of raping his minor niece for 18 months in Delhi, has been arrested from West Bengal, police said on Monday. Police said Sheikh Riyajul, a rickshaw-puller, had been staying with the ...

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Two booked for rape of minor

HOSHIARPUR: Hoshiarpur police has booked two youths for raping a 15-year-old girl, a few months after the crime was committed. It is learnt that the victim’s village panchayat had first intervened in the matter and disposed of the case as a ‘stalking incident’. The parties had reached a compromise on July 6, with a written record of the same signed ...

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