User: tulir Topic: Child Sexual Abuse
Category: Child Sexual Abuse -- Rape
Last updated: Jun 19 2018 05:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Rajasthan: Angry in mob Pratapgarh district pelts stones at cops, damages property 19.6.2018 DNA: Money
An angry mob, in Pratapgarh district pelted stones at a police station and damaged the property, on Monday, while agitating after a local tribal leader was arrested by the cops in connection with a minor’s rape.  The mob even snatched away a rifle from a guard after which the cops had to resort to use of force to scatter the mob. Tear gas shells were fired to disperse the crowd. Additional forces have been deployed till the time normalcy returns to the affected area. The incident occurred in Salamgarh town of the district. “Two weeks back, a minor girl was raped in Salamgarh after which a meeting had been called at Sakhthali where a few speakers, with their speeches, motivated the crowd to take law in their hands so that pressure can be mounted on cops to free an accused. The police had to resort to use of force to maintain law and order and after this the situation turned worst. The cops also arrested a tribal leader for inciting the crowd,” officials said. However, on Monday, hundreds of people holding ...
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One in three girls fears sexual violence in public places: Study 18.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
One in three girls fears sexual violence in public places: Study
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Telangana: 10-year-old girl allegedly 'raped, murdered' by labourer 17.6.2018 DNA: Opinion
A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by a labourer in Nirmal district of Telangana, police said on Sunday. The incident occurred in Soan mandal of the district on Friday, they said. The accused Pravin Kumar(26) took the girl, who was playing near her house, to an isolated place under some pretext and allegedly "raped and later murdered" her, police said. The girl's parents searched for her and later lodged a complaint with the police after which a missing case was registered. Subsequently, some locals found the body of the minor girl this afternoon and alerted her parents and police, they added. Police picked up Pravin and during the course of investigation he reportedly confessed to "raping and murdering" the girl. A case has been registered under relevant sections of IPC and under relevant provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the police said.   Article ...
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10 yrs RI to man for raping minor 17.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
10 yrs RI to man for raping minor
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Daati Maharaj case: Delhi Police looks for evidence in Pali 17.6.2018 DNA: Opinion
A team from crime branch of Delhi Police searched the ashram of Daati Maharaj alias Madan Rajasthani at Pali’s Alawas for “collection of evidence” in a rape case involving him.  The rape victim was accompanying the Delhi police personnel, sources said. The sleuths from the crime branch inspected the entire ashram along with the victim. The victim reportedly identified the location where she was allegedly raped by the godman who has a large following in Rajasthan. A 25-year-old girl from Rajasthan had accused Baba Daati Maharaj and his followers of gang raping her. The girl had filed a complaint with the Delhi Police last week. The case was filed in Fatehpuri Beri police station and then handed over to the Crime Branch, sources said.  The crime branch was scheduled to arrive in Pali on Saturday morning. “But the team reached Pali around three in the afternoon,” a police official said. The victim was sitting in a closed car along with the crime branch team. When the team of Crime Branch reached Alawas ...
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Madhya Pradesh: Professor arrested for raping minor student in Harda 16.6.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
A 48-year-old professor of a government polytechnic college in Madhya Pradesh's Harda district was arrested for allegedly raping a minor student, police said on Saturday.  "Ganesh Dave, a government polytechnic college professor in Harda was arrested on Friday after a 17-year-old student filed a complaint of rape," said Harda additional superintendent of police (ASP) Hemlata Kureel. The official said that Dave had been charged under section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code as well as under relevant sections of the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The ASP said that the professor allegedly lured the girl, a student of Class XI, on the pretext of imparting lessons and financing her higher education. The victim approached police after the professor began frequently demanding sexual favours, Kureel informed. Police said that investigations into how the girl and the professor, who also runs a dance class, came in contact were underway.   Article ...
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UP shamed again, Assistant Professor repeatedly rapes student in coaching institute for months, arrested 14.6.2018 DNA: Top News
A minor girl was allegedly raped and threatened by an Assistant Professor in a private engineering college in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh. The accused Deepak Saxena, who was also running a coaching Institute, has been arrested on the complaint of parents. A case under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code and POCSO Act has been registered against him. The parents of the victim came to know about the incident when the minor girl got pregnant and her condition deteriorated. Parents were shocked when the doctors, who attended on her, told that the girl was seven-month pregnant. When they enquired from their daughter, she told her tale of woes. The victim was a student of Saxena’s coaching classes. He first sexually assaulted her on November 17, 2017 in the institute after forcing her to stay back. When the 15-year-old High School student objected, he threatened to kill her parents. Sharing her rape ordeal, the girl told her parents that she was being raped by the ‘Sir’ in the institute premises for ...
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Minor alleges rape by 20-year-old neighbour in Dankaur village 14.6.2018 DNA: Top News
A 20-year-old youth has been accused of allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl in the Dankaur village on Tuesday. As per the parents of the victim, the accused Harendra Singh is their neighbour and well-known to them. On June 10, when the girl was playing outside her house in the afternoon, Singh dragged her and took her away to a deserted place and allegedly raped her. "The parents of the girl approached us and alleged that on Sunday, the accused dragged the girl to a deserted place and raped her. The girl's parents were alerted when she started shouting for help and attracted the attention of the villagers. However, the accused managed to flee from the spot. She then narrated the incident to her parents," said the station house officer (SHO) of Dankaur police station. The girl is a student at a private school, while Singh is unemployed. She has been sent for a medical examination to ascertain the claims of sexual assault. "Based on the complaint, we have filed a case of rape under the Indian Penal Code ...
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FIR filed after raped minor threatens to immolate self 11.6.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
A 16-year-old girl has alleged that she was gang-raped by four persons for five days in the Dadri area. The incident took place on June 3, however, a first information report (FIR) was registered on Saturday night after she threatened to set herself on fire demanding justice. According to the police, the victim has alleged that on June 3, she was lured to drink a spiked drink by two men who live on rent in her area. After which they took her to their rented accommodation and allegedly raped her for five days. "The complainant has said that the two accused Gulvesh and Arman lured her with a spiked drink and then took her to her residence and were joined by two more unknown men who allegedly took turns to rape her for the next five days. Following the complaint filed by the victim, we have registered a case under section 376 D (gang rape) of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of the Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act," said a senior police officer. The victim has also ...
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Ex J&K min’s brother held in Rajasthan for abusing Mehbooba Mufti 11.6.2018 DNA: India
Twenty days after he used abuses and invectives against chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, the Jammu and Kashmir police has arrested 48-year-old Chaudhary Rajinder Singh alias Babby, brother of senior BJP leader and former forest minister Chaudhary Lal Singh, from Rajasthan. On May 20, Babby had used derogatory language against Mufti during a rally demanding CBI probe into the rape and murder of the eight-year-old tribal nomad girl in Kathua. "He has been arrested in Udaipur. Our team had gone to Rajasthan to arrest him. He is being brought to Hiranagar," said Shridhar Patil, superintendent of police, Kathua. On May 27, Jammu and Kashmir police had issued a look-out notice against Babby, urging people to inform them about the whereabouts of the absconder. He was booked under section 501/ 509 Ranbir Penal Code (RPC), 66/67 Information Technology Act Police Station Hiranagar and is evading arrest", read the notice. The incident had occurred on May 20 when Rajinder Singh climbed atop a vehicle and used ...
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Minor rape victims can be influenced: Court 11.6.2018 DNA: India
Referring to a judgment passed by the Supreme Court, which maintained that child witnesses are dangerous witnesses, the session's court has acquitted a senior citizen, who was arrested in a molestation charge, stating that the victim's statement appears tutored. The court held that it is highly unsafe to rely upon the victim's testimony as there are several loopholes in the prosecution's case, thus giving the accused a benefit of doubt. The accused, Moham Padaya, a 75-year-old man, had filed an appeal against the conviction, which was awarded to him by the magistrate court in the same case. According to the complainant, in 2007, when she was around 12-years-old, Pandaya had allegedly tried to forcibly hug her on two occasions and had also passed lewd comments on her. The victim in her statement said the accused had also winked at her. However, the FIR in the complaint was lodged only three months after the incident. Based on the evidence produced before the Magistrate court, Padaya was sentenced to ...
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What rift? Tej Pratap is my guide, says younger brother Tejashwi Yadav 11.6.2018 DNA: Opinion
Former deputy chief minister of Bihar Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday denied the rumors of rift in his family. While addressing the media, Tejashwi said that his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav is his guide. "It is very evident Tej Pratap ji spoke on strength of the party. He spoke about how to unify and strengthen our party, ahead of 2019 (general election) and 2020 (Bihar assembly election). Unhone spasht kaha hai Tejashwi kaleje ka tukda hai. He is my brother and guide," Tejashwi said. Tejaswhi further urged people to not spread rumors and concentrate on the real issues affecting Bihar. "All are working to strengthen the party. We shouldn't make mountain out of a molehill. We must focus on discrepancies in education, how students were given 38 out of 35 marks, how 44 young girls were raped. If you ignore this, Bihar isn't going to benefit at all," he said. On June 9, Tej Pratap took to Twitter and drew references from 'Mahabharat'. His tweet roughly translates to: ‘I feel that I should give Arjun (Tejashwi) ...
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J&K Police arrests senior BJP leader's brother from Rajasthan for abusing CM Mehbooba Mufti 10.6.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested brother of senior BJP leader and former forest minister Chaudhary Lal Singh in connection with the case of using derogatory language against Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti from Rajasthan on Sunday. Rajinder Singh alias Babby was on run ever since the case was filed against him. On May 20, Babby had used derogatory language against the chief minister during a rally demanding CBI probe into the rape and murder of eight year old tribal nomad girl in Jammu’s Hiranagar area. “He has been arrested in Udaipur, Rajasthan. Our team had gone to Rajasthan to arrest him. He is being brought to Hiranagar”, said Shridhar Patil, superintendent of police, Kathua. On May 27, Jammu and Kashmir Police had issued a look-out notice against Babby urging people to inform them about the whereabouts of the absconder. He was booked under section 501/ 509 Ranbir Penal Code (RPC), 66/67 Information Technology Act Police Station Hiranagar and is evading arrest”, reads the notice. The incident had ...
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MARC's campaign 10.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
MARC's campaign
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Baby of Senapati rape survivor out of danger, discharged from hospital 9.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Baby of Senapati rape survivor out of danger, discharged from hospital
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Minor girl kidnapped, gang raped in Jodhpur 9.6.2018 DNA: Top News
A case of gang rape of a minor girl has been registered in the Khedapa police station area of Jodhpur district. According to the police, the minor girl was first kidnapped from near the tubewell of her house and then taken to a secluded room where she was gang raped. The police have registered cases of kidnapping and gang rape against three accused, have also conducted medical examination of the minor victim.   A man belonging to Bhopalgarh area told the police that his 13-year-old daughter was standing alone at a tubewell  near his house about 3 pm in the afternoon of June 5. One Nathuram and Bachanaram Meghwal riding a bike came to his tubewell and inquired the girl about her father. When they saw the girl alone, they tied her and carried her on their bike.  The victim’s father said that the accused took her to Vauddi in Birai village, where they along with Mehraram Meghalaya, of Rudia, who was already present allegedly gang raped her. They then threatened to kill her and her family. They then made her ...
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KWU seeks arrest of culprits 8.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
KWU seeks arrest of culprits
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Kathua case: Charges of rape and murder framed against 7 accused 7.6.2018 Rediff: News
The court also framed charges for destruction of evidence and under Section 328 (causing hurt by poisoning with an intent to hurt) of the RPC.
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RPF talks tough on forceful merger of Manipur to India 7.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
RPF talks tough on forceful merger of Manipur to India
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WCD to roll out portals to tackle child porn 7.6.2018 DNA: Popular News
Barely a week after the Centre told the Supreme Court that it is going to come up with a new portal to curb child pornography, the Women and Child Development ministry has said that two portals will come up in the next three months. A sub-project of the Cyber Crime Prevention against Women & Children (CCPWC), the portals will be funded under the Nirbhaya Fund. One of the portals will work on escalating and reporting child sex abuse material as well as rape, gangrape and revenge porn videos. Another portal will work on prosecution. WCD joint secretary Chetan Sanghi told DNA that in a year, the ministry also wants to work on building a portal backed by Artificial Intelligence, which will seek out such content on its own. At the moment, the Centre is working on a system where the DNA hashing of such content leads the agencies to such content. To that end, the ministry on Wednesday held a national-level consultation attended by representatives of NASSCOM, BPRD, National Law University Delhi, the Data ...
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