Rape

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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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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