Rape

India Christian priest arrested over rape charge

One of four Indian priests charged with allegedly raping a woman has handed himself in for police questioning in the southern state of Kerala. The Kerala high court denied bail to him and two other priests, who are also expected to give themselves up. The woman, 34, was allegedly raped and blackmailed in exchange for sexual acts. Police are yet ...

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Eight-year-old girl raped by minor brother in Delhi

An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her elder brother, also a minor, in northwest Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar, the police said on Wednesday. On Monday, the police received information from a local hospital that a girl, who was bleeding profusely from her private parts, had been brought in, a senior officer said. The girl told a counsellor that her elder ...

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India is the most dangerous nation for women, says poll

Pepper spray, safety apps and covered clothing – a mental list Kanika Johri checks off before stepping out of her house in New Delhi, dubbed “India’s rape capital”. These are also must-haves for her friends and family in India, where official data show nearly 40 crimes against women take place every hour. For Johri, 28, who worked for seven years ...

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‘Children home girls drugged before rape’

PATNA: The minor girls living at the government-run ‘children home’ on Sahu Road in Muzaffarpur were being allegedly drugged regularly before being raped. Quoting the rape survivors, a police officer said on Wednesday they were given two tablets after their dinner. “They told police one tablet was white and the other was pink,” the officer said, adding the victims would ...

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3 minor sisters hacked to death in Bihar, police suspect rape

Adding to the spate of crimes against women in the country, another horrific incident has come to light. This time it is from Banka in Bihar. The bodies of three minor sisters were recovered by police on Tuesday. The girls aged between 10 and 16 years were allegedly raped before being killed in their home in Karada village. Locals from ...

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Woman helps brother-in-law rape 12-year-old girl in India

A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in connivance with his sister-in-law at a village in Mathura, following which the woman was arrested, the police said. The incident took place around two months back. The woman had called the girl to her home on some pretext, following which her brother-in-law allegedly raped her and also filmed the incident, ...

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Kathua rape-murder: Family members of accused call off hunger strike

KATHUA (IOK): Family members of the accused in the Kathua rape-murder case have called off their hunger strike, days ahead of the commencement of trial in the sensational case. Five women relatives of the accused had started ‘Fast Unto Death’ protest on March 31 to press for a CBI probe into the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl from ...

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Mentally ill woman raped in Amroli

SURAT: A 25-year-old mentally ill woman from Amreli district was raped by an unidentified man during her stay in the Diamond City four months ago. The fact came to light when she was taken to a doctor for examination after she complained of stomach ache and was found to be pregnant. The woman told police that she was raped by ...

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4-Year-Old Raped and Brutally Assaulted by Young Relative near Mumbai

A four-year-old girl was allegedly assaulted and raped by her 19-year-old relative in Uran, a coastal town in Raigad district around 48km from Mumbai city. The incident occurred around 5pm, and the accused, whose name has been withheld to protect the child, was arrested later the same day, the police said. “The accused is related to the child and lived ...

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Man held for trying to rape mother in India

A 25-year-old man was arrested for allegedly attempting to rape his mother, police said today. Circle Officer City Sumit Shukla said the incident took place on Friday night, when an ice cream vendor Kesri (25) in an inebriated state attacked his 45-year-old mother and tried to rape her. The mother somehow rescued herself and alerted her neighbours, who caught the ...

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