Paedophile

  • Indian diplomat's jailed paedophile son appeals term in Australia August 7, 2014

    Melbourne: A 34yearold pedophile son of an Indian diplomat who was jailed by an Australian court for over 10 years for a series of sexual offences on Thursday appealed the sentence, claiming the jail term was "manifestly excessive." Navin Edwin was last year sentenced to 10 years and eight months...
  • Paedophile jailed in Britain at 94 June 14, 2014

    London: A man who sexually abused a schoolgirl of his granddaughter's age in a bus driver's shack has been jailed for a year in Britain at the age of 94. He is believed to be the oldest sex offender ever to be jailed in Britain. Frederick Smith, a retired travel agent,...
  • South Africa: Paedophiles not criminals, says cardinal March 16, 2013

    Johannesburg: A South African cardinal who helped elect Pope Francis this week has told the BBC paedophilia is an illness and not a crime. Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier, the Catholic Archbishop of Durban, told BBC Radio 5 on Saturday that paedophilia was a "disorder" that needed to be treated. "From my...
  • UK: Paedophile removed from sex offenders' list March 10, 2013

    London: A 71-year-old convicted paedophile in Britain has been taken off the "Sex Offenders Register", leading to an outrage among the public and sparking fears that thousands of criminals could soon be free to roam the streets. George St Angeli had his name removed from the national database after a...
  • Russia to punish paedophiles by chemical castration February 23, 2012

    Moscow: Paedophiles in Russia may soon face chemical castration under a new law approved by the upper house of the Russian Parliament - the Federation Council. Currently, paedophiles only get away with mandatory medical treatment, but under new draft law, they will face chemical castration, life imprisonment and psychiatric drug treatment,...
  • Paedophile Heum sentenced to 25 yrs in prison May 26, 2011

    New Delhi; Notorious Dutch national Will Heum was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Thursday - the case is the first to be tried under the amended IT act. Paedophile was Heum has been sentenced on three counts to a total of 25 years in prison. He has been...
  • Mumbai sexual abuse: British paedophiles surrender March 21, 2011

    Duncan Grant and Allan Waters were convicted in for sexual abuse of minor boys at the Anchorage Shelter Home in Colaba in Mumbai. ...
  • Mumbai sodomy: British paedophiles surrender March 21, 2011

    Mumbai: British paedophiles Duncan Grant and Allan Waters surrendered, on Monday, in the Mumbai sodomy case. Grant and Waters were convicted for sexual abuse of minor boys in Mumbai. They will be taken for medical examination and after that, the duo will be taken to the sessions court. The Supreme...
  • SC convicts 2 Britons in a paedophile case May 18, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has convicted Indian William D'Souza and two Britons to six years imprisonment for sodomising and sexually abusing street children. Britons Duncan Grant and Allen John Walter were accused of abusing street children at a shelter in Mumbai. The police had issued an international arrest warrant in...
  • Global paedophile ring busted, 184 arrested March 17, 2011

    London: A global paedophile ring has been busted in Europe and 184 people have been arrested. Till now 230 children have been rescued from the UK, US and Australia among other countries. European Law Enforcement Organisation, Europol, has also identified 670 suspected offenders. "Six-hundred-and-seventy suspects have been identified, 184 arrests have...
  • New phone app to identify potential paedophiles January 25, 2011

    London: Scientists have developed a new phone application to identify potential paedophiles. The software, called Child Defence, enables kids to scan webchat on their mobile phones to verify the age of people they are messaging. Designed by Isis Forensics based in Lancaster University, the software uses the latest advances in technology...
  • Woman sexually assaults baby, beau takes photos October 7, 2010

    London: A woman in Britain sexually assaulted a five-month-old baby and allowed her paedophile boyfriend to take photographs from his mobile phone, a media report said Thursday. Tracy Dawber, 44, allegedly let Colin Blanchard take the indecent images as she sat the youngster on her lap at her home in Southport,...
  • Man arrested for raping, killing six teens April 12, 2010

    Brasilia: A paedophile has confessed to raping, murdering and then burying six teenagers in a city near the Brazilian capital. The confession of Admar de Jesus, a 40-year-old labourer arrested on Saturday in the city of Luziania, led the police to a rural spot where he had buried the six bodies. The...
  • Myths versus facts about child abuse November 18, 2009

    MYTH: Men sexually abuse children as they cannot control their sexual urge. FACT: Sexual assaults are committed by people in a position of power and trust. MYTH: Sexual assaults are instinctive acts committed by strangers. FACT: Most sexual assaults are premeditated acts of aggression committed by trusted people. MYTH: ...
  • No specific law on child sexual abuse in India November 18, 2009

    Where does India's legal system stands on the issue of child abuse? ...
  • Goa, east coast hunting grounds for paedophiles November 18, 2009

    Weather it's the scenic beaches of Goa or the temple towns of the east coast, they all seem to have become the hunting ground for paedophiles guised as philathropists. The beautiful beaches in Mahapalipuram and Pondicherry have been a haven for western tourists. ...
  • 15 Australians arrested for downloading rape video June 1, 2009

    Sydney: Fifteen Australian men have been arrested in a global swoop on those who downloaded a film clip of the rape of an 8-year-old Russian girl, police said on Monday. They expect to pick up at least 30 suspected paedophiles as they run through the list of those who accessed the...
  • Paedophile held for sodomising 100 boys February 2, 2008

    Patna: A paedophile, who allegedly sodomised more than 100 children and subsequently killed a few of them, has been arrested by Bihar police. Arjun Sah, a resident of Sakra Bazar on Indo-Nepal border of Bihar's East Champaran district, was lodged in Sitamarhi Jail after his arrest on charges of sodomy. "During interrogation,...
  • Network online, but in a safe way! August 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Community portals allow friends from across the world to connect and interact online. They give one the choice of meeting individuals online and express oneself. So why do people feel this need to talk to strangers? It's the thrill of exploring the unknown, say most youngsters, which drives them...
  • Maharashtra to move HC in paedophile case June 17, 2007

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Government proposes to move the Bombay High Court against William D'Souza, the manager of the Anchorage Shelter at Colaba, who is accused of sodomising children at the orphanage. The state proposes to move the High Court in this matter since D'Souza has jumped parole, chief public prosecutor...