Post England win, Bangladesh withdraws rape charge against Rubel

A Bangladeshi actress who filed a rape case against cricket star Rubel Hossain said she was withdrawing the charges against the fast bowler, a day after his match-winning heroics at the World Cup.

Bitti Mohanty brought back, Kerala HC directs jail official to file statement

Cutting short his journey to Jaipur for being produced before a court, Bitti Mohanty, a rape convict, was on Monday brought back to the state from Mumbai as the Kerala High Court directed Kannur Jail Superintendent to file a statement regarding his transfer in violation of its orders.

Dharampal to be hanged in Ambala jail: DGP

Dharampal, a rape convict who murdered five members of the victim`s family while out on parole in 1993, will be hanged in Ambala prison, Haryana jail authorities said Thursday after the President rejected his mercy petition.

Rape convict petitions HC to undergo `weight loss` surgery

A rape convict undergoing sentence in Pune`s Yerwarda prison has moved the Bombay High Court seeking temporary bail to undergo Bariatric surgery, also known as weight loss surgery, as he is `obese and tremendously overweight`.

In its first verdict, spl Kerala HC bench acquits rape victim

The special bench in the Kerala High Court, acquitted the accused in a rape case in its first verdict.

UP: Rape convict threatens to kill judge

In a fit of rage after being sentenced to 10-year jail term, a rape convict threatened to kill the judge and court staff here, police said.