Swami Rape

Indian priest sentenced to 20 years in jail for raping minor

A senior priest has been convicted of raping a teenage girl. The girl’s father and mother made shocking claims throughout the trial. An Indian court has convicted a senior Catholic priest of raping a minor and sentenced him to 20 years in jail, the latest sexual assault scandal involving the Church in southern Kerala state. Robin Vadakkumchery was found guilty ...

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Women’s Commission On Kerala Nun Rape Case

KOCHI: The National Commission for Women on Saturday accused the Catholic Church of not protecting the interest of a nun, who has alleged that Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal raped her in 2014. The church was in the process of “glorifying” the Bishop arrested for raping her, NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma alleged. She slammed the church for not implementing its directive ...

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Kerala nun rape case: Accused priest files bail plea in HC

NEW DELHI: Franco Mulakkal, the senior priest accused of raping a nun, has filed a bail plea in the Kerala high court. The matter will be heard later on Tuesday. The move from the senior catholic priest comes just a day before he has to appear before the police for the investigation of the case. Earlier, Mulakkal had written to ...

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Falahari Baba records statement over rape charges

Alwar: Tainted godman Kaushlendra Falahari Baba, who has been charged in a rape case, recorded his statements before a local court on Thursday. The court quizzed Falahari Baba on 88 questions during which he broke down multiple times and claimed he was innocent. The 60-year-old self-styled godman was charged with criminal intimidation and rape by the Aravali Vihar police in ...

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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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Two sadhvis allege gang-rape in Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur

Four people allegedly abducted and gang-raped two sadhvis in Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur district. The incident took place on March 2 this year but a case was lodged on Friday. Bilaspur SP Bilaspur Arif Sheikh said the sadhvis’ complaint filed at Pendra police station has named Dilipchand Patel, Kalpnath Choudhary, Girjashankar Choudhary and Shyamchand Choudhary. As per the complaint, on March 2, ...

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Asaram Bapu: Indian guru sentenced to life for raping girl

A self-styled Indian spiritual guru who claims millions of followers worldwide has been given a life sentence for raping a 16-year-old girl. Asaram Bapu was convicted of the 2013 attack on the girl, a devotee at his ashram in Jodhpur, by a court in the city’s jail. He is expected to appeal. The guru, who is 77, has 400 ashrams around ...

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Three sadhvis ‘raped’ at Nawada ashram, five booked

An FIR has been lodged against five persons in connection with the alleged rape of three sadhvis at an ashram in Govindpur in Bihar’s Nawada district. Though the alleged incident took place on the night of December 12, the three victims had reportedly gone into hiding in West Bengal out of fear and lodged the case after their return. Police ...

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Popular Indian guru arrested over alleged rape of law student

A popular spiritual guru has been arrested in India for the alleged rape of a 21-year-old woman, Indian media report. Falahari Maharaj is accused of raping the law student at his ashram in Alwar, a village in Rajasthan state. The self-styled “godman” faces 10 years in prison if convicted. Last month controversial Indian guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced ...

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‘Self-styled godman’ booked for raping woman in Goa

The Vasco Police have booked the godman on the charges of rape, unnatural offences, causing hurt by means of poison, etc., with intent to commit an offence, and criminal intimidation. A 19-year-old woman from Goa’s Vasco has accused a Karnataka-based “self-styled godman” of raping her in a house near Mapusa town, following which the police have registered a case and ...

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