Expressing shock over the recent thrashing of a 21-year-old Assamese student, writer-activist Binalakshmi Nepram on Monday criticized the BJP-led NDA Government for failing to protect the citizens of this country.
Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria today admitted that inclusion of a performance by the playback singer Ankit Tiwari, who is facing a rape case, at an event organised by the city police last week was a mistake.
As much as 71.9 per cent of the accused facing rape charges in Mumbai are alleged to have lured their victims on the pretext of marriage, according to a review of such cases reported till October this year.
A murder case has been filed by the police against the two main accused in the gang-rape of the 16-year-old girl, who died due to burn injuries, even as doctors treating the teenager said she was pregnant at the time of her death.
Uttarakhand police questioned a senior bureaucrat of Uttarakhand government, who has been charged with raping a young woman on the pretext of providing her a government job, and recorded his statement in the case.
A Delhi court has sought a report from Tihar Jail superintendent on a complaint made by one of the accused in a minor`s rape case that he is beaten up by undertrials in jail van while being escorted to and from the court.