Tag: Rape

Tejpal charged with rape, other sections by Goa court

Panaji: A Goa court on Thursday formally framed charges against former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal in connection with the rape of a colleague. North Goa’s Additional District and Sessions Court also asked for a status report on a petition filed by Tejpal before the Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court related to the forthcoming […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Delhi HC acquits 'Peepli Live' director Farooqui in rape case

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday acquitted “Peepli Live” co-director Mahmood Farooqui, accused of rape by an American woman, giving him benefit of doubt in the case. Justice Ashutosh Kumar set aside the trial court order convicting Farooqui and sentencing him to seven years jail in August last year. The court ordered Superintendent, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Another 'godman' in trouble, young woman alleges rape

Jaipur: Rajasthan’s Kaushlendra Prapannacharya ‘Falahari’ Maharaj has run into trouble as a young woman allegedly raped by the self-styled godman reached Alwar and got her police statement recorded on Thursday, police said. The 21-year-old woman from Chhattisgarh claimed rape by the 70-year-old baba at his ashram in Alwar in Rajasthan on August 7. Her family […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Italian woman doctor raped by patient at out-of-hours surgery

Rome: A 51-year-old woman doctor was allegedly raped by a 26-year-old male patient at an out-of-hours surgery in Sicily, reports said on Tuesday. The female doctor was taken to hospital in Santa Marta di Acireale in a state of shock after the late-night attack at around 2.30 a.m. in the town of Trecastagni near Catania. […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Dera chief not to be brought to Panchkula for sentencing: DGP

Chandigarh: After Dera followers indulged in large-scale violence on Friday following their leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s conviction in a rape case, the Haryana Police on Saturday said the jailed godman will not be brought to Panchkula for the sentencing on Monday. CBI court judge Jagdeep Singh while convicting the Dera chief in the 2002 […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
30 killed after court holds Dera chief guilty of rape

Panchkula (Haryana): Thirty people were killed and scores injured in large-scale violence by Dera Sacha Sauda sect supporters as mobs went on a rampage here in Haryana after a CBI special court convicted self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. The deaths took place in firing by security forces on the enraged Dera followers. The dead […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Highway horror: Man killed, four women gang-raped in UP

Noida: A scrap dealer was killed and his mother, wife, sister and sister-in-law raped by a group of armed men who waylaid their car and also looted the family, near Jewar on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh early on Thursday, police said. The incident occurred some 60 km from here on Jewar at around […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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5-year-old girl raped by 12-year-old in Uttar Pradesh

Shahjahanpur (UP):A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 12-year-old boy in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur district here, police said Thursday. The incident took place on Wednesday in a village under Kalan police station limits, they said. Police station in-charge Harendra Singh Tomar said the girl was playing outside her residence when the accused allegedly lured […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
CBSE goes tough: Board cancels affiliation of school

Dehradun: The CBSE has cancelled the affiliation of a leading private boarding school here after it allegedly kept under wraps the gang-rape of a minor student for over a month. The Central Board of Secondary Education issued an order on Tuesday cancelling the affiliation of GRD World School, Bhauwala, for not giving a satisfactory reply […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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Balasore girl alleges rape by mother's 'paramour'

Balasore: A 17-year-old girl in Balasore district Friday alleged that she was raped multiple times by a 60-year-old man with the consent of her mother. The girl, in an FIR lodged at the Balasore Sadar Police Station, alleged that she was raped at least five times by her mother’s “paramour”. The girl said she along […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
16-year-old girl raped by two in Ganjam district

Ganjam: A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two persons at Buguda in Ganjam district, the police said on Saturday. The incident took place on Thursday night and police rescued the girl in a critical condition the following day from a deserted place near a high school in the town. The two accused were arrested […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Jharkhand: 14 arrested in connection with rape and killing of 18-year-old woman

  Chatra (Jharkhand): Fourteen persons have been arrested in connection with the alleged rape and killing of an 18-year-old woman by setting her on fire in Chatra district yesterday, a top district official said today. The victim, who suffered severe burn injuries in the incident, was declared “brought dead” by doctors when she was rushed […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Supreme Court reserves verdict on review pleas of 2 convicts in Dec 16 gangrape case

  New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday reserved its verdict on the plea of two condemned convicts–Vinay Sharma and Pawan Gupta — seeking a review of the 2017 verdict by which they, along with two others, were awarded death penalty in the sensational December 16, 2012 gangrape cum murder case here. The apex court […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Purported audio clip of Asaram surfaces saying 'good days will come'

  Jodhpur: A purported audio clip of Asaram, serving his life-in-prison term at a Jodhpur jail, has surfaced online in which the self-styled godman is heard telling a person over phone that his time behind bars is ephemeral and “good days will come”. According to Jodhpur Central Jail DIG Vikram Singh, the 15-minute audio clip […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Centre approves ordinance to award death penalty for rape of children below 12

  New Delhi: The Union Cabinet today approved an ordinance to allow courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children up to 12 years of age. Official sources said that the criminal law amendment ordinance seeks to amend the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Evidence Act, the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021