Birbhum tribal leaders deny any gang-rape had taken place

Tribal leaders in Birbhum district where a 20-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped recently have stuck to the claim that the girl had lied to frame the morol(village headman) and the media was defaming the traditional justice system of the Santhal community.

West Bengal gang-rape case: Statements recorded in court, permission for DNA test sought

Khalek Sheikh, the fiancee of the girl who was gang-raped on the orders of a kangaroo court after she failed to pay a hefty fine for being in love with a man from another community, on Tuesday recorded his statement in court as witness.

Birbhum gang-rape case: Additional district judge visits crime spot

Acting on the directions of the Supreme Court, the additional district judge of Suri on Monday visited the Birbhum gang-rape victim in hospital and also the crime spot in Subolpur village.

West Bengal gang-rape victim stable

The condition of the 20-year-old woman who was allegedly raped by more than a dozen men following orders of a kangaroo court in West Bengal is stable, an official of the hospital where she is admitted said Friday.

Birbhum gang-rape: Accused sent to judicial custody, Bengal women`s panel orders probe

In yet another horrific incident, a twenty-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped in West Bengal`s Birbhum district by at least twelve men, reportedly, on the orders of a village kangaroo court that decided to punish her for having a relationship with a boy from a different community.