Rape

India rape victim ‘attacked with acid, fourth time’

A woman in Lucknow has been attacked with acid for the fourth time since 2011, Indian media reported. Violence against women very often goes unpunished in India, with several gang rape cases causing nationwide uproar. Indien Vergewaltigung Proteste (dapd) Indian police and media said Sunday that a 35-year-old woman was raped Saturday night outside her hostel in Lucknow, a northern ...

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Teenage boy in India kills his father for raping sister

After a heated exchange the 19-year-old allegedly strangled his dad A man reportedly killed his father after his sister told him that he raped her. Police said the woman told her 19-year-old brother that her father had attacked her twice at the family home in the village of Jamnagar’s Jodiya taluka “The rape survivor had returned to stay with her ...

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German woman alleges rape by Indian husband

A German woman has alleged that her Indian husband, whom she had befriended on social networking website Facebook, raped her during the couple’s stay in Punjab, police said today. A rape case against the accused has been registered at central Delhi’s Paharganj police station here on the complaint of the woman, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Mandeep Singh Randhawa said. ...

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Baby thrown to death in rape case to shock India

Police are hunting three men after an infant was murdered and her mother raped in India. Sex crimes have become a focus of public attention in India since a gang of men raped and killed a student in New Delhi in 2012. In the latest report of sexual violence in India to make international news, a 9-month-old baby died when ...

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Rape victim sues Uber for privacy violations

SAN FRANCISCO — A woman who was raped by an Uber driver in India in 2014 is now suing the company after learning the CEO and two other high-level employees obtained her medical records without consent. The Uber executives who viewed her files, which included CEO Travis Kalanick and senior vice president Emil Michael, had started to believe the incident ...

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Uber has fired a top executive suspected in India rape investigation

Boeing Co’s logo is seen above the front doors of its largest jetliner factory in EverettBoeing wins $410 million Pentagon contract: statement A top executive at Uber’s Asia business has been fired because he mishandled the proceedings in a 2014 rape case in India, according to two separate media reports. Eric Alexander, president of Uber Asia, was shown the door ...

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2 held for raping Gurugram mother, killing her baby

GURUGRAM: Yogender, Amit and Jaykesh. These are the three men, all between 20 and 25 years old, who killed an eight-month-old baby and raped her 19-year-old mother in Gurugram on May 29, a crime that has provoked such widespread shock, horror and outrage for its sheer savagery. Yogender and Amit were arrested on Wednesday after a massive search operation, Yogender ...

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Court grants 10-year-old girl right to abortion in rape case

An Indian court on Tuesday granted the right to an abortion to an underage girl in a rape case. The girl is believed to be 10 years old and was due to give birth in four months, police said. Her stepfather was arrested in an ongoing case of abuse, authorities said. Indian law prohibits disclosing the names of rape victims. ...

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Man arrested for raping woman for three years, forcing her into prostitution

NEW DELHI: A man has been arrested in Govindpuri area in New Delhi for allegedly raping a 19-year-old woman for three years and forcing her into prostitution after promising her a job as a domestic help, police said on Saturday May 03, 2017 . The accused kept her in his home and allegedly made obscene videos of her and threatened ...

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