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Tag: Sexual Assault

Phulbani minor girl rape
Minor girl gang raped in Kandhamal, 4 including juvenile held

Phulbani: With sharp rise in minor girl rape cases continuing to generate public outcry in Odisha, another incident of sexual assault of a minor girl was reported from Kandhamal district today. Four persons including a juvenile have been arrested in connection with the case. According to reports, on May 12, a minor girl was allegedly […]

Shocking! Divyang among two minors raped in Odisha

Nayagarh/ Balasore: Incidents of sexual assault on minor girls continue unabated in Odisha after rape of two more minor girls, including a divyang, was reported from two separate places in the State. A differently-abled minor girl was allegedly raped and impregnated by a youth at Itamati village of Nayagarh district. The accused, Brajabandhu Sahoo of […]

Scientist arrested in Agra for sexually assaulting minor girls

Agra: A scientist was arrested here for sexually abusing two minor girls, police said on Wednesday. Taj Ganj police Station House Officer (SHO) Shailendra Kumar said a fellow scientist had filed a written complaint against the accused Vishnu Dutt Sharma, 62, saying that he lured a minor girl to his house and tried to sexually […]

Minor girl raped in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: There is no let up to cases of sexual abuse and rape against minor girls in Odisha with one more incident being reported from Nayagarh district today. Sources said one Kathia Nayak of Taria village under Ranpur police limits allegedly raped the minor girl while she had gone to attend nature’s call to a […]

Minor girl sexually assaulted in Soro

  Balasore: Police today arrested a youth for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl at Teliaganj village near Soro in Balasore on Sunday evening. The matter came to light after the mother of the victim lodged a complaint at Soro Police Station this morning where she alleged that the accused, identified as Sheikh Tiku, showed […]

Three girl students allege sexual assault by headmaster; accused arrested

Konark: The Headmaster of a Government school at Kakatpur in Puri district was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting three minor girls on pretext of “leg massage.” The girls – two Class-V students and a Class-IV student related the entire episode before their family members and accused the teacher of using vulgar words and […]

Woman alleges sexual assault at Capital Hospital, offered Rs 600 to keep shut

Bhubaneswar: A woman today lodged a police complaint against a security guard alleging sexual assault at the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar. The woman, a resident of Bhusanda village, had reportedly visited the hospital for her father’s treatment on Friday. “The security guard told he would take me to the doctor. I and my father accompanied […]

Malkangiri college sexual assault case: Lecturer arrested

Malkangiri: The sexual assault case of the girl student in Gobindpali college took a new turn today as the Mathili police today arrested lecturer Ajay Kumar Sutar, who was a witness in the case. Informing mediapersons about the development, Malkangiri DSP Manas Barik said, “Sutar has raped the girl student and attempted to falsely implicate […]

Youth held in Malkangiri college sexual assault case

Malkangiri: Police today arrested a youth in connection with the allegation of sexual harassment inside a college campus in Gobindapali under Mathili police limits of Malkangiri district. The arrested youth is being interrogated at the Mathili police station whereas two other accused are reportedly absconding. According to a complaint filed with the Maithili police of […]

Minor boy brings sexual harassment charges against teacher, hostel inmates

Rourkela: A 10-year-old student of Gurukul Vedik Ashram at Vedavyas here on Wednesday brought sexual harassment allegations against a teacher and three other hostel inmates. The incident came to light after the student revealed his ordeal to his mother who later filed a complaint with the Brahmani Tarang Police. As per the complaint, the minor […]

New twist in Malkangiri college ‘sexual assault’

Malkangiri: The incident of sexual harassment inside a college campus in Gobindapali in Malkangiri district took a new turn today with the teacher, an eye witness who was also reportedly misbehaved by the accused on the spot, stating to have no idea about the incident. Moreover, the concerned college principal Chaitanya Mali also termed the […]

Jennifer was forced to do naked line-up

Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence has revealed she was “degraded and humiliated” by a female Hollywood executive who forced her to lose weight and take part in a naked line-up for a film role. Lawrence said she was asked to go on a crash diet, reports dailymail.co.uk. “When I was much younger and starting out, […]

Upset over sexual assault on daughter couple commit suicide

Coimbatore: Apparently upset over the sexual assault on their teenaged daughter, a couple allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison-laced soft drinks in nearby Tirupur today, police said. Rajaperumal and his wife Ambika of Puducherry were said to be upset over the sexual assault of their teenaged daughter two days ago by a youth, who was […]

Academy votes to expel Harvey Weinstein

Washington: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted overwhelmingly to expel Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein after actresses came forward with numerous sexual harassment and assault allegations. “We do so not simply to separate ourselves from someone who does not merit the respect of his colleagues but also to send a message that the […]

Biological not mental age of rape victims to determine case under POCSO

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi:  The Supreme Court, on Friday, said that the biological and not the mental age of a rape victim will decide whether the case will be tried under the Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act of 2012. The SC ruling came in response to a petition filed by the mother of a […]

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Odisha Secretariat employee accused of sexual harassment

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, an employee of the Odisha Secretariat has been accused of sexually harassing a woman of Badampahar block in Mayurbhanj district on the pretext of marriage. As per the complaint filed by the woman, the accused had allegedly established physical relation with her on the pretext of marriage. He had also […]

US man sentenced 100 years
US man sentenced to 100 years for assaulting elderly woman

Washington: A young man from the US state of Illinois was sentenced to 100 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually assaulting and robbing an 85-year-old woman, officials said. Another hearing is scheduled for May 4 for any additional motions from defence attorneys of Tevin Rainey, the 23-year-old criminal, Xinhua news agency reported. […]

Villagers thrash teacher for sexually assaulting students

Baripada: A teacher was beaten black and blue by some locals allegedly for sexually assaulting girl students in Bada Sahi block of Mayurbhanj district here on Wednesday. The accused was identified as Durga Charan Giri of Marakandi primary school in Bada Sahi block. According to reports, the teacher had sexually assaulted three girl students of […]

Man held for abusing Facebook friend

Kendrapara: A 28-year-old man, who took to facebook route to befriend a 19-year-old woman and later sexually assault her, was taken into custody today by Kendrapara rural police. The accused Ramakant Behera of Basudebpur village in Bhadrak district is accused of physically abusing the victim from Chandol village in Kendrapara district after the former developed […]