Treat juveniles accused of rape on par with adults: Maneka Gandhi

Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Sunday favoured treating juveniles accused of heinous crimes like rape on par with adult offenders.

Customs official accused of rape in Lucknow

A customs official was accused of rape by a domestic help in Uttar Pradesh`s capital and a case has been registered against him, police said on Monday.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Property attachment orders put up at 21 rape accused`s homes

Police have put up notices for property attachment at the homes of 21 absconding accused in the five cases of gang-rapes in Phugana village here during the last year`s Muzaffarnagar riots.

West Bengal gang-rape victim was pregnant, says police

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.

Police records U`khand rape accused official`s statement

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.

Rape accused escapes from Bangalore jail

A 36-year-old prisoner, involved in several criminal cases including of rape, murder and kidnapping, escaped from the central jail on the city`s outskirts early Sunday, a senior police official said.

Cops call for conducting potency test of rape accused

: At the fag end of the trial in a six-year-old rape case, the Delhi Police has moved a fast track court seeking its permission for conducting a potency test of the accused.

Jail to explain if rape accused beaten in prison v

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.

HC asks police not to arrest rape accused doc till June 11

Prosecutor Prajakta Shinde, however, opposed the application and said if permission is given in one case, every other accused would seek the same relief.

Five-year-old MP rape accused flee to Nepal

A joint team of MP and Bihar police have failed to arrest the accused involved in allegedly raping a 5-year-old girl in Madhya Pradesh.

J&K Govt orders probe into alleged airlifting of rape accused

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday ordered a probe into the circumstances that led to the airlifting of a rape accused in a government chopper.

Bitti Mohanty lands in Rajasthan after seven years

A team of Kerala Police on Thursday arrived in Rajasthan German woman rape case convict Bitti Mohanty.

Delhi gang-rape accused must be given reform chance: Rahul Bose

Actor activist Rahul Bose on Friday came out in favour of giving the perpetrators of last year`s Delhi gang-rape a chance to reform and create a "gender warrior" among them.

`Rape accused should not be fielded in elections`

Congress on Thursday fully endorsed BSP chief Mayawati`s view that rape accused should not be fielded as candidates in elections.

Dal Khalsa demands `exemplary` punishment for rape accused

Radical Sikh group Dal Khalsa on Saturday condoled the death of the young woman who was gang-raped in Delhi and demanded "exemplary" punishment for the accused.

Two more rape accused arrested

Two more persons, allegedly involved in the gang-rape of a 17-year-old dalit girl, were on Saturday arrested.

Rape accused should not be let off on flimsy grounds: SC

Rape accused should not be left scot free by courts on flimsy grounds, the Supreme Court held on Friday.

Police declare reward for info on rape accused

A day after an alleged gangrape victim from Balasore petitioned the SHRC, police declared Rs 5,000 to Rs 25,000 rewards for information on them.

Rape accused ‘You light up my light’ composer Joseph Brooks commits suicide

The Oscar-winning composer of ‘You light up my light’ Joseph Brooks, who was waiting trial for rape while his son faced murder trial, committed suicide in his Upper East Side apartment on Sunday. He was 73.

Jailed BSP MLA complains of uneasiness

Jailed BSP MLA Purushottam Naresh Dwiwedi, an accused in a rape case involving a backward community girl complained of uneasiness and was rushed to a hospital.