Rape

Army Colonel accused of raping a Russian woman arrested while trying to flee

An Army colonel who is facing rape charges was arrested in Kanpur while he was trying to flee. Col Neeraj Gahlot is accused of raping his civilian friend’s wife. The victim is of Russian origin and Colonel Gahlot allegedly raped her after intoxicating her husband at the Officers’ Mess in the Cantonment area. Army Colonel...

Rape accused uses mom’s death two decades ago to get bail, fails

 A sessions judge has rejected the interim bail plea of a rape accused after the court saw through the sob story he presented. The accused Ajay Faguram Sharma tried to use the death certificate of his mother, who passed away 20 years ago, to get bail.  Sessions judge Ashok Sharma rejected the plea. Ajay Faguram...

Man blackmails teen with intimate pics, then rape her

A 17-year-old has accused a man of rape by threatening to put online her nude pictures. The man had initially promised marriage to the teen and then entered in physical relation with her. As per a complaint registered with the Vadaj Police Station, Nayna (name changed) began working in a factory a year ago to...

Aunt marries off underage girls after uncle rapes one

One of two underage girls who were married off recently was found to have been raped by her own uncle in Ahmedabad. The Ahmedabad police arrested six people in this connection. The two girls, who are sisters, are aged 16 and 14 and were married off by their aunt. Local media reports quoted cops (Ahmedabad police)...

Rape case accused says PSI of Mahila Police Station in A’bad demanded Rs35 lakh bribe from him

A rape case accused has alleged that a cop investigating the case has sought Rs35 lakh bribe from him. MD of GSP Crop Company, Kenal Shah in a complaint to the Crime Branch said that Mahila Police Station PSI Shweta Jadeja had demanded Rs35 lakh bribe from him. The Special Operations Group has begun questioning...

Unbecoming of an Indian women to sleep after rape, remarks Karnataka HC

Allowing the pre-arrest bail of a man accused of rape, the Karnataka High Court noted that it was “unbecoming” of an alleged rape survivor to have slept after she was “ravished”. “The explanation offered by the complainant that after the perpetration of the act, she was tired and asleep, is unbecoming of an Indian woman....

4-year-old raped, was dumped in well in Madhya Pradesh

A four-year-old girl was raped and her body dumped in a well, the police said on Monday. The body of the girl was found from a well in Naugoan last week, but the post-mortem later revealed that the child had been raped too. “The incident took place between May 28 and 29, most probably at...

2,723 rape cases in Gujarat in two years. Are women safe?

Over 2,700 cases of rape were registered in different parts of Gujarat in the last two years, the BJP government informed the Legislative Assembly. As many as 2,723 cases of rape and gang-rape were registered in two years, which comes to around three to four such cases every day, revealed the data shared by the...