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Man held in Delhi for raping daughter

A man was arrested for repeatedly raping his seven-year-old daughter in west Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh, police said on Sunday. “The girl mentioned the rape to her teacher after which we were alerted,” said Monika Bhardwaj, deputy commissioner of police (west district). The girl lives with her father, who is a rickshaw puller, while her mother […]

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Man booked for raping woman on pretext of marriage

An executive with a private firm in Gurugram was booked on Friday night for allegedly raping a 33-year-old woman for over a year after promising to marry her, the police said on Saturday. The police are yet to arrest the suspect. The suspect and the woman got in touch with each other in August 2017 […]

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Kalamboli resident gets 10-year jail for raping minor

The Alibaug sessions court on Wednesday sentenced a 22-year-old man to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for raping a six-year-old handicap girl from Taloja, last year. Around 2 p.m. on March 1, 2018, the victim was lured by the accused Vinod Buddhu Sahani, a resident of Pendhar village in Kalamboli. The accused, who was a neighbour […]

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Mother of four ‘gang-raped’ by relatives

A 35-year-old housewife was allegedly raped by two of her relatives, who visited her residence in Pahadisharif on Saturday night. Police said that the incident took place around 11 p.m. when the victim’s husband, an autorickshaw driver, was out on duty. In-laws accused “She told us that husbands of her sisters-in-law sexually assaulted her in […]

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AIIMS may get dedicated unit to help rape victims

All treatment, testing and care for survivors of sexual assaults — physical examinations, injuries, forensic tests, DNA profiling, and psychological and psychiatric care — will be provided under one roof at a new facility to be developed at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), according to multiple people familiar with the matter. The […]

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POCSO court convicts four men in rape, murder cases in Thane

A special POCSO (Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences) court on Friday sentenced two men to death and two to life imprisonment in four separate cases of rape and murder. In the first case, a 33-year-old man was given death penalty for rape and murder of a three-year-old in Kasarvadavali, Thane. On September 30, 2013, […]