October 24, 2021 18:35 (IST)
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Rape accused cannot escape conviction citing victim's easy virtue, sex life: Kerala High Court

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: A woman or girl's easy virtue or habituation to sexual intercourse cannot be the ground to absolve a rapist of the crime, especially when her perpetrator is her father who is expected to be the “fortress and refuge” of his daughter, the Kerala High Court has said while convicting a man for repeatedly raping his daughter which also resulted in her becoming pregnant.

Maharashtra: Teen gangraped multiple times, 24 arrested, 2 minors held

New Delhi: A 15-year-old girl was raped by 29 people, including two minors, over the course of nine months near Mumbai, the police said on Thursday.

Financial dispute led to Mumbai's Sakinaka rape, murder: Police

Mumbai/IBNS: A monetary dispute was behind the brutal rape and murder of a woman in Mumbai's Sakinaka, Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale said on Monday, according to media reports.

UP woman, who alleged being raped by BSP MP, dies days after self-immolation at Supreme Court gate

New Delhi/IBNS: A 24-year-old woman from eastern Uttar Pradesh, who had accused BSP parliamentarian Atul Rai of raping her in 2019, has died in a Delhi hospital, a week after she and her male friend set themselves ablaze outside the gates of the Supreme Court, media reports said.

Bengaluru: 12 accused, including 11 illegal Bangladeshis, arrested in the brutal gangrape, torture of trafficked Bangladeshi woman

Bengaluru/IBNS: Bengaluru Police has arrested 12 people, 11 of them Bangladeshis, in connection with the brutal gangrape and torture case of a woman from Bangladesh, which had come to light after a video of the incident went viral last May, triggering widespread outrage.

Kerala: CPI-M youth leader allegedly rapes 6-year-old girl, hangs her to death; arrested

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: A CPI-M youth wing leader has been arrested for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl and later hanging her to death, media reports said.

Assam: Police arrest 44-year-old man for allegedly raping 9-year-old girl in Baksa

Guwahati/IBNS: A 44-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 9-year-old minor girl in Assam’s Baksa district.

Doctor booked for allegedly raping his colleague in Assam’s Dibrugarh

Guwahati: A doctor was arrested on charge of raping his colleague in Assam’s Dibrugarh district.

Police arrest seven including three prime accused for rape and murder of two teenage tribal girls in Assam’s Kokrajhar

Guwahati: Police arrested three prime accused, along with four others, for their alleged involvement in rape and murder of two teenage tribal girls in Assam’s Kokrajhar district.

Girls talks to boys on phone and run away with them: UP Women's Commission member Meena Kumari's bizarre comment on rape

Lucknow/IBNS: A Uttar Pradesh Women's Commission member has stirred a row through his advice to women to avoid rapes in the state, as the remark is widely seen as derogatory.

Tennis coach arrested for raping 17-yr-old player in Jaipur

Jaipur/IBNS: A tennis coach has been arrested for raping a 17-year-old girl, who trained under him, on the pretext of getting her chance to play in more tournaments and help her gain recognition as a player, said media report.

Assam Congress condemns rape of tea garden worker

Guwahati/IBNS: The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee on Monday strongly condemned the shocking incident of the rape of a woman from the tea garden community while returning home from a hospital after testing COVID-19 negative in Borhaat Nagamaati area of Sonari constituency in Charaideo district.

6 illegal Bangladeshis arrested in Bengaluru after video of brutal torture, gang-rape of young woman surfaces

Bengaluru/IBNS: Six persons, including two women, all believed to be illigal immigrants from Bangladesh, have been arrested in connection with the brutal torture and gang-rape of a woman, after a video of the crime went viral, eliciting a massive outrage. 

Covid patient raped by male nurse in Bhopal hospital, died; incident surfaces after a month

Bhopal/IBNS: A coronavirus patient, who was also a 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy survivor, was raped by a male nurse in a government hospital in Madhya Pradesh's capital died within 24 hours of the incident, police have revealed after a month of the crime following the arrest of the accused, media reports said.

Bengal woman on way to farmers' protest site in Tikri border allegedly gang-raped, victim with corona dies

Kolkata/IBNS: A 25-year-old woman from the eastern state of West Bengal, who was on her way to the ongoing farmers' protests at Tikri along Delhi-Haryana border, was allegedly raped by two men, media reports said. The victim has, however, died at a Jhajjar Hospital after developing Covid-19 symptoms.