Protests rocked Bangladesh on Saturday as hundreds of people took to the streets to demand justice after a series of rapes and sexual assaults that have spurred the government to seek capital punishment for offenders.
India is one of the world's most dangerous places for women, with a rape occurring every 15 minutes, according to government data. Uttar Pradesh, where Lucknow is located, is the least safe state, with the highest number of reported crimes against women in 2019.
Kovind's decision came a day after the Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday night sent Mukesh's mercy petition to him recommending its rejection,
It was the 10-year-old girl who first disclosed the matter to her teacher and soon the school authorities took all the four sisters for counselling, where they made further disclosures.
South Korean K-pop singer-songwriter Jung Joon-young was convicted on Friday of gang rape, as well as secretly filming and distributing illicit sex videos of his partners, and jailed for six years.
The minor girl's killer is her first cousin who confessed to his crimes during initial interrogation, Hangu District Police Officer said. He said blood samples found on the victim's body had matched those collected from the 18-year-old suspect.
The shooting down of four men who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian near Hyderabad city by the Indian police has been applauded
The accused were killed when they allegedly tried to escape from the crime scene where the police had brought them to re-enact the incident.
The horrific rape and murder of Telangana veterinarian took a strange turn with all the four accused being shot dead in an ‘encounter’ by the Telangana police, a few days