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India’s abuse of women is the biggest human rights violation on Earth

Deepa Narayan India is at war with its girls and women. The planned rape of eight-year-old Asifa in a temple by several men, including a policeman who later washed the clothes she was wearing to destroy evidence, was particularly horrific. Asifa’s rape has outraged and shaken the entire country. Yet sexual abuse in India remains widespread despite tightening of rape ...

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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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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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Man Allegedly Rapes Woman, Shot at Boyfriend For Resisting

Thane, A man was allegedly shot dead by an unidentified person in Thane, Maharashtra. The accused also allegedly raped the man’s girlfriend before shooting him dead. The incident was reported from Thane’s Nalimbi village on Monday, March 5, Thane rural police said. The man, identified as Ganesh Dinkar, and his girlfriend were at a hillock when a man approached them ...

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Drunk Indian man rapes mother-in-law in wife’s absence

A 50-year-old man has been arrested from India’s southern state of Kerala for allegedly raping his 90-year-old mother-in-law. The accused assaulted the elderly woman on March 2 afternoon after her daughter went to meet their neighbors. According to reports, the man was staying at the victim’s house since marriage. The man was drunk when he committed the crime, said police, ...

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Two arrested on gang rape charges

KANYAKUMARI: Kotticode police have arrested two youths for allegedly raping a woman on January 28. The police said that the victim, 46, residing near Kotticode, was offered a lift by the two, who were known to her, and taken to a secluded place before being raped. Police said that she was living alone as she had separated from her husband ...

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Student’s rape at school: 2 teachers arrested

LUDHIANA: Two days after the alleged rape of a student in the school surfaced, the Ludhiana rural police on Thursday arrested two teachers for the crime. The police claimed that one schoolteacher allegedly raped the girl inside the school library and another teacher helped him escape. Police said the main accused teaches Punjabi in the school while the other accused, ...

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12-year-old rape survivor gives birth, refuses to take baby home

LUCKNOW: A rape survivor, 12, gave birth to a boy at a hospital in the state capital on Saturday evening. She was raped earlier this year and the accused, a neighbour, is behind bars. Unable to erase the horrifying memories of the traumatic incident, the rape survivor was unwilling to take the baby home. While feeding the baby on the ...

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Youth, his parents booked for rape

FATEHGARH SAHIB: The police here have booked a youth and his family members for rape and under the IT Act on the complaint of a girl, who alleged that the accused not only raped her but also shot the act on a mobile phone and uploaded it on social media. A case at Mullepur police station was registered on Saturday ...

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Boy, 6, accused of ‘repeatedly raping’ schoolgirl, 8

A boy aged just six is among a gang of youths accused of repeatedly attacking a schoolgirl over the space of five months in India, it has emerged. Police say the child was part of a group of five – the others aged nine, ten, 12 and 18 – who targeted the eight-year-old in Pune, in the western Indian state ...

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