Tag Archives: Sexual assaults

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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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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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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Woman alleges rape by colleague, his friend

NOIDA: A 24-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by two men, including her co-worker, after he promised to help her out with her rent, in Phase 3 on Friday. The accused took her to an unknown location and raped her with an accomplice at night. The accused are absconding. The woman, who hails from Pilkhuwa in Hapur, stays in a rented ...

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Two Men Rape, Burn Minor in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar

A minor girl was allegedly raped by two men in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar, media reported on 8 December, Friday. When the survivor resisted and screamed for help, the two accused burnt her alive in an attempt to keep her quiet, the news channel added. The young survivor is battling life and death at a local medical college in Sagar as ...

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India 10-year-old raped girl’s baby adopted

A baby girl, delivered recently by a 10-year-old girl who was raped by two of her uncles, has been adopted. The three-month-old has been handed over to her new parents, a couple from the western state of Maharashtra, child welfare officials in Chandigarh told BBC Punjabi. The harrowing case of the 10-year-old rape victim has made headlines for weeks, both ...

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Class 5 student accused of raping 7-year-old girl in India

The boy had allegedly inserted a twig inside the girl’s private parts, which caused the girl to bleed. In a shocking incident, a Class 5 student in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has been accused of raping his seven-year-old schoolmate. Police in the city of Sahibabad registered a case against the boy for rape under the Protection of ...

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