Rape

16-year-old girl burned to death after rape in India

PATNA, India — Indian police on Saturday arrested 14 people suspected of kidnapping, raping and burning to death a teenage girl, the latest in rising crimes against women in India despite toughening of laws. District Magistrate Jitendera Singh said the accused abducted the girl from Chatra, a village in eastern Jharkhand state, while she was attending a wedding ceremony on ...

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Four held over India molestation viral video

Police in the eastern Indian state of Bihar have arrested four men for allegedly molesting a woman and uploading a video of the incident on social media. The video shows seven men attacking the woman on a public road in Jahanabad district. Police told the BBC that a manhunt had been launched to arrest the three others. They added that ...

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Two children raped, murdered during weddings

Two girls were raped and murdered during wedding ceremonies in Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, police said on Friday, adding to a number of brutal sexual assaults reported across India this week. The incident in Uttar Pradesh took place in Etah district on Thursday night, just three days after another minor girl was sexually assaulted and murdered about 50km away, also ...

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Teen rapes girl for spurning advances

SURAT: A 16-year-old teenager was arrested on Wednesday from an area under Olpad police station limits in Surat district for raping a girl of his age near Sayan village. Police will send the accused to the juvenile home after producing him in court. The girl was returning home on Tuesday afternoon when the accused stopped her on the road and ...

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Kathua minor rape-murder: Lawyers stop cops from filing chargesheet

JAMMU: A group of irate lawyers from one community on Monday prevented the crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir police from filing chargesheet against the seven accused who raped and murdered an eight-year-old girl from another community three months ago in Kathua district. The minor, from a nomad Muslim community, had been held captive, sedated and raped for several days ...

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Minor’s rape case: One more arrested

RAJKOT: One more person was arrested on Thursday night for rape of 11-year-old girl who is now eight months pregnant. Police identified the accused as Vipul Chawda (40), a resident of Babaria Colony in Rajkot. On Wednesday night, police had arrested a blind man Vijanand Mayad (47), resident of Babaria Colony in Rajkot, and his accomplice, a 17-year-old minor boy. ...

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Rape survivor dies sans compensation

AHMEDABAD: Saira (name changed), 19, a rape survivor who was living with her mother and brother on a footpath in the walled city, succumbed to medical complications late in February. While officials of Gujarat State Legal Services Authority (GSLSA) could not be contacted, sources privy to the development said the survivor or family did not receive any compensation. Saira was ...

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9-year-old raped in Indore gaming zone

Indore: A nine-year-old girl was raped in a kids’ zone of a mall in Indore on Thursday. The accused, an employee at the kids’ zone, was beaten up by the agitated parents and handed over to the police. The rape of a child, even as some of the children were playing a few feet away, has triggered demands of police ...

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Man jailed for rape of teen daughters

PATNA: A day after police jailed a man for allegedly violating his two teenage daughters, one of the survivors recorded her statement against her father before a judicial magistrate in Patna on Wednesday. Guddu Sharma (name changed to hide his daughters’ identity) was arrested late on Monday night following a complaint lodged by one of the girls at Agamkuan police ...

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Watchman attempts rape on 6-year-old girl

INDORE: A watchman at a famous hotel in city was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly attempting to rape a six-year-old girl in Ram Nagar under Vijay Nagar police station. The 30-year-old accused is the girl’s neighbour and had made advances at her two months ago but the matter was not pursued by the police. On Monday, he again attempted to ...

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