Woman abducted, gang-raped in Assam

Nagaon, August 29 (PTI): A woman in her twenties was allegedly abducted and gang-raped in Assam’s Nagaon district, following which she was dumped on a national highway, police said today.   In her complaint, the woman said she was riding pillion on a motorcycle that was driven by her male friend last evening. He had […]

CBI charges five in death of Unnao rape victim’s father

CBI charges five in death of Unnao rape victim’s father

A woman reacts at a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl, in Kathua, near Jammu and a teenager in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh state, in New Delhi, India April 12, 2018. (REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton/File Photo)   NEW DELHI, July 8 (Reuters):  The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday charged five people, including the brother […]

Nagaon rape rocks Assam Assembly

Guwahati, March 26 (PTI): The opposition Congress today staged a walkout amidst noisy scenes in the Assembly after ruling BJP MLAs alleged that the main accused in last week’s rape-and-murder case of a minor was a Congress worker.   The Congress also demanded an adjournment motion to discuss the rape and murder case, which was […]

Sex with wife below 18 is rape: Supreme Court

New Delhi, October 11 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Wednesday said sex with wife below 18 years of age is rape, striking down the provision of criminal law that permitted sex with wife aged between 15 and 18.   The husband is liable to be prosecuted if the woman files a complaint within a year […]

Two BSF personnel arrested for raping woman, killing her friend

Aizawl, September 6 (PTI): The Mizoram police arrested two BSF constables for allegedly raping a woman and throwing acid on her face and killing her friend in Mamit district, a senior police officer said.   The two BSF personnel were arrested yesterday from their place of posting at Silsury village in the district bordering Tripura […]

14-year-old raped in Meghalaya

Tura (Meghalaya), May 1 (PTI): Two persons including a minor were thrashed by angry villagers in East Garo Hills district after they allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl, police said today.   The incident took place on April 27 at about 3:30 pm when they waylaid the girl on her way back home from school at […]

Seven held for Imphal gang-rape

  Manipur Govt promises ‘stringent actions’   Newmai News Network Imphal | April 21   The Manipur Government has promised ‘stringent action’ against those people involved in the rape of two girls last week in Imphal.   Seven youths have been reportedly arrested by the police in connection with the incident. Full interrogations are said […]