Molestation

  • School teacher arrested for molesting students 12 hours 5 minutes ago

    A teacher of a prestigious school here was on Thursday arrested on charges of molesting girl students, police said. Maths teacher Nagendra Singh was arrested after the school principal filed a police complaint. "We arrested the maths teacher of the school situated in Bhankrota today after an FIR was registered against him...
  • Class XII girl set on fire after she resisted molestation bid 13 hours 50 minutes ago

    A 16-year-old girl died on Thursday after she was allegedly set on fire by three youths, when she resisted their molestation attempt in Sandi area, police said here. The three youths scaled the wall of a house and attempted to molest the victim, a class 12 student, while she was sleeping...
  • Mumbai: DIG Sunil Paraskar calls model's rape allegations baseless 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a city-based model, on Monday called the rape allegations 'baseless' while recording his statement at the Mumbai Police Commissioner's office. Paraskar in his statement said that he knows the complainant and interacted with her quite often. Three cases...
  • Mumbai: 65-year-old woman passenger strip-searched by 2 women ticket checkers 4 days ago

    Mumbai: A 65-year-old woman passenger was allegedly strip searched by two women ticket checkers after she erroneously entered the first class compartment of a suburban local while carrying a second class ticket, following which the ticket checkers have been suspended. After a preliminary investigation, the two women ticket checkers have been...
  • Thane: Tutor arrested for molesting girl student July 22, 2014

    Thane: A coaching class tutor has been arrested for allegedly molesting a teenage girl student, police said. According to ASI Mhaske of Virar police station, accused Jayprakash S Gabre (37) repeatedly molested the girl between May and July this year when she came for the classes. The accused used to touch...
  • Rise in rape cases due to degradation of social values: Uma Bharti July 21, 2014

    Blaming degradation of social values for rising rape and molestation cases in the country, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said the problem can be overcome through social pressure and compulsions. "The degradation of social values and disintegration has encouraged such incidents and the values of our social heritage can help...
  • Crime rising in the capital; over 70,000 cases till June 30 July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Registering a phenomenal surge, Delhi police recorded over 70,000 cases under IPC laws in the national capital till June 30, up from the 80,000 cases reported in 2013. The rise has been attributed to various factors like rapid urbanisation, socio-economic imbalances and especially increased awareness among the public. According to...
  • No heated argument took place between Ness and Preity: Witness July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: A witness listed by industrialist Ness Wadia has told police she saw him having a conversation with Bollywood actor Preity Zinta during an IPL match here on May 30 but did not see him grabbing arm or pulling her as alleged by the film star. The witness, Farah Oomerbhoy, recently...
  • Case registered against NCP leader for molesting 14-year-old girl July 13, 2014

    Raigad: In a shocking incident, a molestation case has been registered against a local NCP leader in Maharashtra's Raigad district. Police registered a case against NCP's Santosh Mandavkar after a 14-year-old girl claimed that he had offered to help her when she was stranded on a highway after allegedly being...
  • Mumbai: Man held for molesting minor daughter July 13, 2014

    Mumbai: A middle-aged man was on Saturday arrested in Girgaum for allegedly sexually harassing his 17-year-old daughter for over a year, police said. The complaint was registered on Friday and the 50-year-old man was immediately arrested, they said. "The victim and her family used to stay in a small house. The...
  • Thane: Gang rape victim molested by local NCP leader July 12, 2014

    Thane: A 14-year-old girl who was gang raped allegedly by two youth earlier this month in the neighbouring Raigad district, was also molested by a local NCP leader on the very same day of the incident, police said on Saturday. The minor, who was gang raped on July 6 by two...
  • 7 men assault, gangrape 3 minor girls for resisting molestation bid July 8, 2014

    Three minor Dalit girls were allegedly assaulted and gangraped by seven men for opposing eve-teasing in Singauli village, police said. Three youths of a neighbouring village indulged in eve-teasing with the girls on Sunday who had gone to a nearby field. As the girls raised objection, four other associates of the...
  • Preity Zinta case: Witnesses say they are not persons named by Ness Wadia July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Two of the witnesses listed by industrialist Ness Wadia whose statements he wants to be recorded in the molestation case filed by Bollywood actress Preity Zinta against him, were not cooperating, while the rest were yet to be identified and contacted, according to police. "When two of them (witnesses) were...
  • Security guard who killed Pallavi Purkayastha sentenced to life July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The security guard who killed Pallavi Purkayastha has been sentenced to life by a Mumbai Court. Sajjad Mughal, the security guard of the building where Pallavi stayed, had been found guilty of all charges, including murder, molestation and trespassing. The prosecution had asked for death penalty on the grounds that...
  • Andhra Pradesh: School teacher arrested for misbehaving with girl student July 4, 2014

    Anantapur: A physical education teacher at a zilla parishad school was arrested today after he allegedly made objectionable remarks against a teenaged girl student, before being beaten up by locals for the act, the police said. A Lepakshi mandal police sub-inspector said that based on a complaint by the 14-year-old girl...
  • Pallavi Purkayastha case: Mumbai court to pronounce quantum of sentence on Monday July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The quantum of sentence in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case will be announced by a Mumbai court on Monday. Sajjad Mughal, the security guard of the building where Pallavi stayed, has been found guilty of all charges, including murder, molestation and trespassing. The prosecution has asked for death penalty on...
  • Mumbai: Principal, teacher arrested for molesting a 13-year-old girl July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocking case in Mumbai, the Principal and teacher of a school for the hearing and speech-impaired has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old student in school premises. The 42-year-old principal and a 37-year-old teacher of the Dadar school have been remanded to police custody till the...
  • Ness Wadia writes to police, claims Preity's allegations false July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Preity Zinta's former boyfriend Ness Wadia on Wednesday broke his silence on the alleged molestation case filed by the actress against him. Wadia wrote a letter to Mumbai Police and provided a list of persons who were present at Kings XI vs CSK match at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on...
  • I suffered sexual abuse when I was younger: Katie Price July 2, 2014

    London: British model Katie Price has opened up about her past revealing that she was sexually assaulted by a stranger when she was all of seven. She disclosed this information during her weekly show on uncensored internet radio station Fubar, reports dailystar.co.uk. "I was a in a park in a bush when...
  • Wadia group prepares a list of 30 witnesses against Preity Zinta July 1, 2014

    Mumbai: After Preity Zinta and her mother recently met Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria, the Wadia group has prepared a list of almost 30 witnesses to be handed over to police for investigation into the molestation case filed by the actress against Ness Wadia. Maria said that once the police records...
  • Railway loco pilot arrested for molesting woman passenger July 1, 2014

    Manoj Pandey, who was travelling in the Mahananda Express, was arrested by the Government Railway Police on charges of molesting a woman passenger near Mokama railway station in Patna district. "Manoj was arrested following a complaint lodged by a woman that he molested her," said a police official. Manoj Pandey told police that...
  • Delhi Gurdwara official held for molesting woman employee June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A 54-year-old general manager of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee has been arrested here on charges of molesting a woman employee of the organisation, police said Monday. Harjeet Singh was arrested a few hours after the woman, in her 30s, filed a police complaint on Sunday at the...
  • Preity Zinta meets Mumbai Police chief, provides names of more witnesses June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: In the latest development in the Preity Zinta-Ness Wadia tiff, the Bollywood actress on Monday met Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria. Preity has given a fresh application giving more details of the three incidents mentioned in her earlier statements. She has also provided names of some more witnesses. Preity Zinta,...
  • Want death penalty for my daughter's murderer: Pallavi Purkayastha's father June 30, 2014

    The sentencing in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case will be pronounced on July 3. The family of the lawyer, who was brutally murdered in Mumbai in August 2012, has demanded death penalty for the watchman who was held guilty. ...
  • Pallavi Purkayastha case: Watchman guilty of murder, molestation; sentencing on July 3 June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Almost two years after Mumbai lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha was brutally murdered inside her apartment building, the security guard of the building has been convicted of murder. He has also been pronounced guilty of molestation and trespassing by the Mumbai court. The court will pronounce the sentence on July 9....
  • Saw Ness Wadia grabbing Preity Zinta's arm, says witness June 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Thursday recorded statements of the witnesses named by Preity Zinta in connection with her complaint against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia. Jay Kanojia, a Mumbai businessman and one of the witnesses in the case, told police that he saw Ness Wadia grabbing the actress's arm but...
  • Mumbai: Preity reaches Wankhede stadium, police records her statement June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress and IPL team Kings XVI Punjab co-owner Preity Zinta reached Wankhede stadium in Mumbai to record her supplementary statement in connection with her complaint against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia. Preity, who was away in the US, returned on Sunday and has avoided the media so far. According...
  • Mumbai Police likely to record Preity Zinta's statement today June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police is likely to record actress Preity Zinta's statement on Tuesday in connection with her complaint against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia. Preity, who was away in the US, came back to the country on Sunday and has avoided the media so far. Preity has accused Ness...
  • Molestation case: Police may record Preity's statement on Tuesday June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The statement of Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, who has accused her ex-boyfriend industrialist Ness Wadia of outraging her modesty, is likely to be recorded on Tuesday inside Wankhede Stadium, police said on Monday. "We may record the statement of the actress on Tuesday at Wankhede Stadium where the incident took...
  • Film director Subhash Kapoor held in actress molestation case June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood director Subhash Kapoor, who was accused of molesting actress Geetika Tyagi at her residence in suburban Versova, was arrested on Monday, police said. "Film director Subhash Kapoor was today arrested in connection with the molestation case filed against him by actress Geetika Tyagi on April 14 this year," said...