Delhi erupts but rape cases continue to haunt India



Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: Despite massive furore across the country over the recent Delhi gang-rape case, many more cases have been reported from different parts of the country. The 23-year old was brutally raped and tortured by a gang of six persons in a moving bus Sunday night.

Minor girl sexually abused in Jharkhand

A 55-year-old man was on Saturday accused of sexually abusing a six-year-old girl at Bhathkidih in Jamshedpur city.

In a FIR filed by Saeeda Parveen the mother of the victim, the man, Subhaan was accused of abusing the minor and issuing threats not to go to the police, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Law and Order) Raj Kishore Prasad told reporters.

Woman stripped naked, gangraped in Tripura

A housewife was stripped naked, gangraped and battered in full public glare in Tripura, police said on Saturday.

"A 37-year-old woman was gang-raped at Bishalgarh in western Tripura Wednesday night. After the rape, the women was stripped naked, brutally beaten up and then tied to a tree," a police official told reporters here.

Three-year-old girl raped in Delhi

A three-year-old girl was raped in a play-school in West Delhi, prompting the Delhi government to Friday ask the police to take stringent action against its principal.

The child was allegedly raped by the husband of the owner of the school on Monday in west Delhi's Sagarpur area, and the incident came to light two days later, police said.

Yet another gang-rape in Delhi

In yet another case of rape in the capital, a 40-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped in Welcome area of the capital by three persons, police said.

The incident took place at the rented accommodation of the mother of four.

One of the accused, Gaffar (46) has been arrested while two others were absconding, police said.

Police has identified one of the two absconding accused as Aalam, also 46.

Tribal girl raped in Andhra Pradesh

A 35-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a minor tribal girl here, police said on Friday.

"The 12-year-old victim, who hailed from a village under Chintapalle block, was waiting at the bus stop yesterday when the accused lured her under the pretext of dropping her home on his bike. He then took her to an isolated place near a degree college and sexually assaulted her," police inspector KN SV Prasad said tonight.

Two separate cases of gang-rape reported in Odisha

Two new cases of the crime have been reported in Odisha involving a 19-year-old girl from Bhubaneswar and a 24-year-old woman from Keonjhar district.

While five persons allegedly gang-raped a 19-year-old girl in Bhubaneswar by luring her to a secluded house, another woman was reportedly gang-raped by three youths in Keonjhar district.

A report from Jajpur district said a 24-year-old woman was also allegedly gang-raped and her gold ornaments looted by three youths after they forcibly took her to a forest in Keonjhar district on Tuesday.

The three were arrested yesterday from their villages in Keonjhar district.