Even before the dust could settle on the murder of a two-and-a-half year old girl in Aligarh, the news of the rape of a four-year-old girl has sent shock waves in the Uttar Pradesh city.
A court ruled the father had sexually abused his child from around the age 13 to 19 and even acknowledged he was violent when she resisted, but he was acquitted because the law requires prosecutors to prove there was overwhelming force, a threat, or that the victim was completely incapacitated.
A special fast track court set up at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday recorded the statement of the Unnao victim, admitted in the hospital and recuperating.
A lifeguard got thumped with a cricket bat during a struggle to rescue his fiancée from rapist robbers, a court heard on Wednesday.
A cleaner is facing charges at the Dubai Court of First Instance for allegedly raping his colleague.
According to reports, the eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped inside the toilet of a government primary school in a village in Ramala region of Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh.
Sexual abuse of women and children in India is a national disgrace. Acts of rape continue to rise despite stringent laws (“19-year-old girl who accused Indian ruling party politician of rape hit by truck”, July 30, Gulf Today). For decades rape victims are made to suffer twice, first by their perpetrators and then
A 38-year-old Asian grocer was accused of molesting a five-year-old girl, the Dubai Criminal Court heard Tuesday. The child used to go to the grocery accompanied by a maid to buy candies.
More than 5,000 people have signed a petition demanding Chief Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde quit after he told the government technician at a hearing: "If you want to marry (her) we can help you. If not, you lose your job and go to jail."