Gujarat rapist's wife alleges sexual assault by husband's lawyer

Wife of a gang-rape convict, who was handed down life imprisonment by a special court in 2009 on Tuesday filed a complaint of sexual assault against the advocate representing her husband in Mehsana district, police said.

BJP seeks action against UP police chief for rape remarks

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded stringent punitive action against Uttar Pradesh director general of police (DGP) Anand Lal Banerjee for his remarks on rapes and rapists.

Panchayat orders minor girl to marry her rapist in Shamli, UP

A panchayat in Shamli district in Uttar Pradesh has ordered a minor to marry the person who raped her.

Rapist should face severe, strict punishment but only after guilt proved: SC

Rape is a reprehensible act and every perpetrator of the crime should be punished severely but only after the accused`s guilt has been proved beyond doubt, the Supreme Court has said.

Convicted rapist and killer executed in US

A man was executed Wednesday in the US state of Missouri for the rape and murder of a teenage girl, authorities said.

Kerala High Court upholds death sentence to rapist

A division bench of the Kerala High Court Tuesday upheld a lower court`s judgment of awarding death sentence to a rapist and also came down heavily on the Indian Railways, lawyers and also fellow passengers who did not come to the victim`s rescue.

US man put to death for elderly women`s rapes, murders

An Oklahoma man sentenced to death for the murders of two elderly women a quarter-century ago has been executed by lethal injection, state prison officials said.

Spanish child rapist, killer freed under rights ruling

A Spanish court today ordered the immediate release of a man who raped and killed three children, cutting his prison time by 10 years in line with a European human rights ruling.

Judiciary recognises rapists age by matriculation certificate, but fails in my case: VK Singh

Former army chief General VK Singh, who fought an age-related battle with the government prior to his retirement last year, on Saturday questioned the courts of the country on their fairness in dealing with his case.

Rapist dies after victim`s family members burn him alive

An alleged rapist succumbed to his injuries on Friday morning, after he was reportedly set ablaze by the victim`s family members at Nighara village, police said here.

No concrete information on fugitive serial rapist: Karnataka Police

Karnataka Police are on the lookout to nab Jaishankar, who had escaped from the Parapanagrahara Central Prison in a dare-devil act.

Bangalore police arrest suspected serial rapist

The Bangalore police on Tuesday arrested a serial rapist here. The 30-year-old accused was booked for abducting 16 minor girls and also confessed to 31 cases of kidnapping.

Seoni rape case: Rapist deserves harsh punishment, says victim`s mother

The deceased, the fourth child in the family, was allegedly criminally assaulted on April 17 by 35-year-old Firoz Khan.

MP minor girl`s rapist arrested

After evading arrest for six days, the man accused of raping a five-year-old girl of Madhya Pradesh, was apprehended arrested from Hussainabad area of Bihar`s Bhagalpur district on Tuesday night.

Inside the mind of a rapist

Could rapes be a byproduct of what is often termed as the "cult of masculinity"?

`Evil patch` inside brains of killers & rapists discovered

A German neurologist claims to have found the area of the brain where evil lurks in killers, rapists and robbers, saying that the "evil patch" lies in the central lobe and shows up as a dark mass on X-rays.

Briton banned from speaking to women for 10 years

A 56-year-old Briton has been banned by court from speaking to women for 10 years after he told a woman he was a rapist who had just been freed from prison.

Rapist in UK spared jail for being Islamic student

An 18-year-old Muslim boy in Britain was spared jail term despite raping a teenager when the judge heard that the youngster studied at an Islamic school which taught him that women were worthless.

Rapists should be jailed till death: Tirath

Rapists should be jailed till their death, Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath said as another "very shameful" case came up in Punjab`s Bhatinda.

Police team questions Delhi rape accused`s father, brother

A Delhi Police team, which came in search of Akshay Thakur, an accused in the rape of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus, questioned his father and brother.