Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicChild rape

Topic: Child rape

SHO arrested in UP for ‘raping 13-year-old who filed gang-rape case’, now police station under probe

The incident, which comes days after a 24-year-old woman was allegedly beaten to death at her home by police in Chandauli, Uttar Pradesh, has caused a political uproar in the state.

Sex trafficking & rape horror in Andhra: How case of Dalit teen busted ring of 65 men & 15 women

Police rescued 13-year-old girl from a house in Krishna district’s Guntupalli village. What followed was a race to track down 80 suspects. Seventy four have been arrested.

‘Victim blaming’: Mamata slammed for ‘rape or love affair’ comment on minor’s killing in Nadia

Class 9 student, who died following alleged gangrape, is said to have been assaulted by son of local TMC leader and his friends. 2 people have been arrested so far.

Married at 13, assaulted, trafficked: What Beed minor ‘raped by dad, husband, 400 men’ alleges

17-year-old girl has alleged she was married off to a 33-year-old man, who sexually abused her. She ran away, but was then 'raped by own father, strangers, and a police constable'.

15-year-old allegedly gang-raped for months in Maharashtra, 2 minors among 26 held so far

Based on the girl's complaint, police have registered a case against 33 accused under various IPC sections and provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

‘Raped & murdered’ Delhi teen’s family was kept away from her, nearly duped into cremation

The 13-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped and killed by a relative of their landlord in Gurugram, whose home she was visiting.  

15-year-old rape survivor gives birth to stillborn baby in UP’s Ballia

The police complaint stated that the girl was raped multiple times in absence of her parents and the perpetrator threatened the survivor to not tell anyone about it.

Twitter unlocks accounts of Rahul Gandhi, other Congress handles

Gandhi's and Congress' accounts were temporarily suspended last week after he tweeted pictures of the family of the nine-year-old victim of alleged rape and murder in Northwest Delhi.

Patna school principal gets death penalty for raping Class 5 student

A POCSO judge also imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the convict. A co-accused was sentenced to life imprisonment and slapped with a fine of Rs 50,000.

‘I am neither a boy nor girl’ – Delhi minor says he was ‘forced’ to undergo sex change, raped

Two among the five accused have been apprehended by the police. The minor boy also said he was pushed into begging and prostitution in Delhi.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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