Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicRape cases

Topic: Rape cases

‘Sexual activity with wife does not amount to rape, even if by force’ — Chhattisgarh HC

Justice Chandravanshi stated an exception under Sec 375 of IPC, stating "sexual intercourse/sexual act by a man with his wife, her not being under 18 years of age, is not rape."

No sign of short circuit in water cooler, SIT says in Delhi’s Nangal minor rape, murder case

During the investigation, it was found that the main accused, who was the priest of the crematorium, had tried to mislead the SIT by claiming he used to get shocks from the water cooler.

Woman who accused BSP MP Atul Rai of rape sets herself, friend ablaze outside Supreme Court

Woman had in 2019 accused Ghosi MP Atul Rai of rape, now accuses several police officers of trying to help Rai, posts Facebook live video of self-immolation.

India still conservative, girls don’t indulge in carnal activities just for fun: MP HC judge

Justice Subodh Abhyankar’s observation came while dismissing bail plea of accused who claimed the complainant had consensual sex with him and it was not a forced relationship.

SC quashes rape case after marriage but leaves important legal questions unanswered

Accused had raised important legal questions whether rape can be equated to ‘consensual intercourse on the false promise of marriage amounting to the offence of rape’.

CRPF officer & swimming champion Khajan Singh, accused of running ‘sex scandal’, suspended

A woman constable had accused Singh of sexually harassing, raping and intimidating her for several years.

‘Will you marry her?’ — CJI Bobde asks govt servant accused of repeatedly raping minor

Mohit Subhash Chavan, a technician in the Maharashtra State Electric Production Company Ltd, has been accused of raping a girl in 2014, who was a minor then.

13-year-old girl allegedly abducted twice, raped by 9 men multiple times, says MP Police

Police arrested 7 accused after the girl's parents filed a missing person's report. The search for the other two is underway.

Minor girl allegedly gang raped in Delhi’s Greater Kailash, all four accused apprehended

The 14-year-old girl, a domestic worker, was molested and raped by four men known to her Saturday night. One of the accused is a juvenile.

The Maharashtra Shakti bill on crimes against women, children & why it’s called ‘draconian’

The proposed Shakti bill by the Maharashtra government proposes several amendments to laws pertaining to sexual offences against women and children, including the death penalty.

On Camera

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Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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