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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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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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Two-thirds of rape victims in state are minors: Govt data

The state has revised the criteria for those who can avail the scheme and increased the maximum financial assistance to Rs 10 lakh in cases where victims were mentally challenged or then suffered traumatic injuries after gangrape. In the last four years, nearly 7,000 victims of rape and sexual abuse have sought compensation under the state government’s Manodhairya scheme which ...

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Doctor detained for rape of minor

Chennai: The city police detained a doctor for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl, who was forced into flesh trade by a woman and her boyfriend who lured her promising to get her a job in Arani near Thiruvannmalai district. Jayaprakasam and his assistant Pandian have been taken into custody and police are conducting interrogations to nab their associates. Jayaprakasam was ...

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3 rape cases registered

Ludhiana: The Ludhiana police have registered three rape cases on Friday. In the first case, the Focal Point police have arrested a 22-year-old youth for raping a 20-year-old woman on the pretext of marriage. In her complaint, the woman stated that the accused took her to a hotel in Sherpur, and established a physical relationship with her on the pretext ...

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Family of 13-year-old rape victim to keep her baby

The family of the 13-year-old minor rape victim who delivered a pre-term baby boy, has decided to keep the newborn. Her parents have agreed to be legal guardians of the newborn. “We want to keep him. The baby will not be given to anyone else,” said mother of the 13-year-old on Saturday. Until Friday, she said she had seen the ...

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India court allows abortion for 13-year-old rape victim

India’s top court on Wednesday allowed a 13-year-old rape survivor to have a late abortion after lawyers said carrying the baby to full term would cause her trauma and agony. The girl is 32 weeks pregnant, well beyond India’s 20-week legal limit after which terminations are only allowed where there is a danger to the life of the mother or ...

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Women in India are 40 times more likely to die of sexual assault

A recent study conducted in three major Indian cities and one American one has sown that women in India are 40 times more likely to die after being a victim of sexual assault than female victims in the U.S. The study was conducted by researchers from the Tata Institutes of Social Sciences in India and Sweden as well as the ...

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