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Court denies bail to man accused of raping 8-yr-old, says POCSO Act is to protect children

Aaquib Chhipa, Ahmedabad: A local court in Ahmedabad has rejected the bail plea of a 19-year-old who is accused of raping an 8-year-old girl after he injured her by hitting her on the head. The court, while rejecting the bail plea of the accused, Pavan Dantani, said the objective of the POCSO Act is to...

Bail denied to father accused of minor daughter’s rape

Aaquib Chhipa, Ahmedabad: A Special Court in Ahmedabad on Monday denied bail to a father accused of rape of his 11-year-old minor daughter for three years. A single-judge bench of the Special Court observed that it is the duty of every father to protect his daughter but serious allegations have been made against the accused...

25-year-old thrown out of moving car after she resists rape by nephew, friend in UP

In yet another attempted rape incident in UP, a 25-year-old woman was thrown out of a moving car and left for dead on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway in Unnao on Friday. The men first tried to strangulate her with a belt after she resisted the rape attempt. The accused are her nephew and his friend. Police...

Shweta Jadeja in making? Another cop accused of seeking Rs1 cr bribe for not filing rape case

After the Shweta Jadeja case, one more case has emerged in which a builder has accused a cop of extorting money from him in connection with a rape case. Builder Sunil Dhirubhai Bhandari has sent a letter by post to the police commissioner accusing Krushnanagar police inspector and his middleman of demanding Rs1 crore in...

Rape of 12-yr-old: Delhi CM Kejriwal says shaken to the core

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that his government will ensure that justice is done in the rape of a 12-year-old. He also promised that the victim will get the best care.  He also said that the incident has shaken him to the core and such predators roaming free cannot be tolerated.   ...