Kangaroo Court

  • Labhpur gangrape: 13 convicts sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment September 20, 2014

    Kolkata: A court in Bolpur has sentenced all 13 convicts in the Labhpur gangrape case to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 5,000 each. The court has also directed the West Bengal government to shoulder the financial responsibilities of all the family dependents of the convicts...
  • Birbhum gangrape: 13 accused held guilty by court, sentencing on Saturday September 19, 2014

    Kolkata: A court in Bolpur in West Bengal on Friday pronounced 13 accused in a gangrape case guilty. The sentence will be given on Saturday. In January this year, a 20yearold tribal girl was gangraped by 13 men on the orders of a kangaroo court for having an affair outside her...
  • West Bengal: Girl's naked body found hours after she took on a kangaroo court September 4, 2014

    Kolkata: In a shocking rerun of a suspected kangaroo court atrocity in West Bengal, a teenaged girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Jalpaiguri. The incident brought back the horrific memories of the gangrape of an adivasi girl in Birbhum some months ago, which happened at the behest of a...
  • WB: Girl's naked body found, father alleges rape, murder; TMC activist arrested September 3, 2014

    Kolkata: The naked body of a teenaged girl was found besides the railway tracks in the Dhupguri area of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal on Tuesday. The girl reportedly went missing from a kangaroo court convened by local Trinamool Congress leaders. Two people including a local Trinamool activist have been...
  • WB gangrape: Girl threatened with consequences if returns to village January 26, 2014

    Birbhum: Despite national outrage over a 20yearold tribal girl being brutalised at the orders of the panchayat in Birbhum, West Bengal, the Kangroo court continues to make her life a living hell. As the police called in a forensic team, the villagers were warning the victim against returning. A villager...
  • Tribal woman paraded naked in Tripura village June 17, 2010

    Agartala: In a shocking incident, a tribal woman was beaten up and paraded naked on the directions of a kangaroo court in Dhalai district for alleged sexual misconduct, prompting the Tripura government to order a CID inquiry. The 30yearold woman of Dalucherra village, about 130 km from Agartala, underwent the humiliation...
  • HC takes action against kangaroo court June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court directed the police take action against a kangaroo court of Vadukapatti in Tiruchirappalli district for allegedly making a couple kneel down for several hours and taking away a gold chain for not paying fine amount. Justice Dharma Rao Elipe and Justice...