Tag: Rape

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
Man gets 20-year RI for raping woman

Kendrapara: A court here has sentenced a man to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment for raping a woman in 2013. Additional Sessions Judge-cum-Special Court judge Pragyan Panigrahi convicted 38-year-old Babuni Bhol for the crime on Friday. According to the prosecution, Bhol, a resident of Shyamsundarpur village under Sadar police station in the district, raped the […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Body of six-year-old rape victim cremated

Hisar: A six-year-old girl, who was raped and killed in Haryana’s Uklana area, was cremated today amid tight security, as the agitated locals protested over the gruesome crime. Some unidentified men had allegedly abducted the girl on Friday night when she was sleeping with her sister and mother in their home in a slum area. […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
SC criminalises sex with minor wife aged between 15 and 18 yrs

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today criminalised sex with minor wife aged between 15 and 18 years, saying the exception in the rape law was arbitrary and was violative of the Constitution. Section 375 of the IPC, which defines the offence of rape, has an exception clause that says intercourse or sexual act by a […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Falahari Maharaj arrested on charge of rape

Jaipur: Police today arrested a 70-year-old self-styled godman, accused of raping a law student, from a private hospital in Alwar in Rajasthan. Police said Swami Kaushlendra Prapannachari Falahari Maharaj had got admitted to the hospital after the 21-year-old woman from Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur district filed a rape complaint against him earlier this month. Aravali police station SHO […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021