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80 murders, 77 rapes registered daily in India in 2020

The latest data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reveals that an average of 77 rapes and 80 murders have been recorded daily in 2020. Notably, 29,193 people were murdered in the country last year, with Uttar Pradesh topping the charts among states registering 3,779 murders followed by Bihar’s 3,150 murder cases and Maharashtra’s...

Gujarat: Woman stripped naked and forced to carry husband on shoulders as punishment for eloping

A man has been arrested in Gujarat’s Dahod district for allegedly punishing his wife for eloping with another man by stripping and parading her naked. Notably, the police swung into action after a video of the incident that happened earlier this month went viral. The Dahod Police has already registered an FIR in the case...

Youth befriends 14 year old in Narol, then rapes her

Man used to force girl to come out with him, threatened her with blackmail A complaint has been filed against a man for the rape of a 14-year-old. The teen’s mother filed the complaint after she found her crying and asked her the reason for the same. The accused first befriended the child and then...

After Hathras, another Dalit girl dies after being allegedly gang-raped in UP’s Balrampur

At a time when the outrage over the gang-rape of a 19-year-old Dalit girl and subsequent death is intensifying in the country, another 22-year-old Dalit woman died while being taken to a hospital after she was allegedly raped by two men. The incident took place in Uttar Pradesh’s Balrampur district. According to Balrampur superintendent of...

DGP rank officer relieved from duties for beating wife

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday relieved a senior IPS officer of his duties after his video beating his wife went viral on social media. The accused IPS officer Purushottam Sharma is Madhya Pradesh’s DGP (prosecution). Notably, Purushottam Sharma assaulted his wife after she reportedly found out about his alleged extra-marital affair....