Tag Archives: woman rape

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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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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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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85-year-old arrested for raping schoolgirl

HYDERABAD: An 85-year-old ex-railway employee was arrested from Kushaiguda on Wednesday for allegedly raping a 12-year-old dalit schoolgirl after luring her with chocolates. The accused Satyanarayana is a serial offender, and had earlier raped three other minor students from the same school and sexually assaulted an equal number over the last 12 months, police said. Satyanarayana’s misdeeds came to light ...

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Indian women still unprotected five years after gang-rape that rocked nation

Complaining to police about her gang-rape was the beginning of a new nightmare for Kajal. Officers detained the young woman from Madhya Pradesh state in central India. They beat her with a stick, she says, until she agreed to drop the charges. She was abandoned by her husband and threatened by the accused men. “I have lost everything and everyone ...

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Woman gangraped at gunpoint in front of husband, probe on

A woman was allegedly raped in Uttar Pradesh in front of her husband and their two-year-old son by four suspects who held a knife to the throat of the toddler to threaten the couple. According to police, the victim and her family were returning Friday morning on a motorcycle from a trip to Basera village, close to Muzaffarnagar, when they ...

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23 men allegedly rape Delhi woman in Rajasthan’s Bikaner

The investigating officer in the case said police recovered condoms from the spots the woman identified in her complaint. A woman from Delhi has said she was raped by 23 men after being abducted from a road on the outskirts of Bikaner in the middle of the day. The woman, 28, said she had gone to Ridmalsar Purohitan in B ...

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