Wednesday, 26 January, 2022

Topic: gangrape

Don’t diss ‘politicisation’ of Dalit girl’s gang rape. Politics prime instrument of justice

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9-yr-old Dalit girl ‘gang-raped’ in Delhi and ‘forcibly cremated’, legs & ashes only evidence

A priest and 3 of his associates are accused of the crime. Girl's family allege police harassed them. Police says investigation is on and all guilty parties will face action.

Prime accused in 1999 Odisha gang rape case that saw CM JB Patnaik resign caught after 22 years

'Operation Silent Viper' was launched 3 months ago to catch Bibekananda Biswal, who was working as a plumber under an alias in Lonavala, Maharashtra.

15-year-old deaf, mute girl allegedly gangraped, eyes damaged in Bihar’s Madhubani

Doctors say it is yet to be ascertained whether the girl, who is in critical condition, has completely lost her eyesight.

Priest, other accused in Badaun ‘gang rape & murder’ case remanded to police custody

Circle officer of Bilsi said the accused have already been sent to jail, but some questions need to be answered for which 'it is necessary to take the three accused on remand'.

Jharkhand tribal woman ‘gang-raped’ by 17 in Dumka, NCW asks DGP to complete probe in 2 months

Jharkhand has recorded 1,359 rapes from January to September this year. Opposition parties have criticised the JMM-led state govt over 'growing incidents of rape'.

UP govt to give plot, job to family member of Balrampur rape victim, says BJP MLA

BJP MLA Palturam from Balrampur, who met the victim's family, said that the Yogi Adityanath government will also give Rs 2 lakh as financial assistance.

Why Rahul & Priyanka Gandhi were arrested — the laws they broke in their march to Hathras

Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi were arrested Thursday afternoon after UP Police blocked their march to Hathras.

CBI’s ‘history of acquittals’, and midnight ‘cremation’ for Hathras woman

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Hathras woman was not raped, forensic report shows no sperm, claims UP Police

UP ADGP Prashant Kumar said the postmortem, which was conducted by a team of doctors in Delhi, established the death was caused by trauma of her neck injury.

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