Sexual Offences

  • Teenage boy rapes 10-yr-old girl, booked 01-07-2014 06:27 PM

    A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a teenaged youth in the city on Tuesday night, police said. The 17-year-old accused, who lives near the house of the victim, raped the girl after luring her to his house, police said, adding that the girl narrated the incident to her mother...
  • Man sodomises 10-year-old boy, efforts on to nab the accused 23-06-2014 04:56 PM

    A 10-year-old boy was sodomised by a youth in Jaipur, police said on Monday. The accused identified as Rajesh Zaidiya lured the boy to a hillock nearby and sodomised him there on Sunday, they said. Rajesh, aged around 25 years, is the neighbour of the victim and absconding after the...
  • Delhi: 2 youngsters acquitted of charges of raping minor cousin 08-06-2014 10:38 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has acquitted two brothers of the charges of raping their minor cousin sister, saying the possibility of them being falsely implicated to settle a business rivalry between them and the girl's father cannot be ruled out. Additional Sessions Judge Vikash Dhull let off the two...
  • Tamil Nadu: HC rejects anticipatory bail to 59-year-old rape accused 27-05-2014 08:00 PM

    Madurai: The Madras High Court on Tuesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of a 59-year-old man, who allegedly raped a minor girl repeatedly and made her pregnant; observing that such act was an offence against society. Justice S Vaidynathan of Madurai bench of the HC, who dismissed the application of...
  • Thane: 60-year-old man rapes minor, girl gets pregnant 16-02-2014 10:30 AM

    Thane: A teenage girl was raped allegedly by a 60-year-old man following which she became pregnant, Thane rural police said on Sunday. The 13-year-old victim, hailing from Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district, used to stay with the family of the accused at Jogesh Park locality on Mira Road and do petty jobs...
  • Three youths gangrape, keep girl hostage for three days 10-02-2014 10:57 PM

    A 16-year-old married girl was allegedly kept hostage and gangraped by three youths for three days in Alwar district in Jaipur, police said on Monday. An FIR was lodged by the victim and her maternal uncle on Sunday against the accused--Surendra Meena, Ashok Meena and Mausam Meena-- under IPC Section...
  • Appoint special prosecutors for sex crimes against children: Delhi HC to government 27-11-2013 03:12 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to appoint special public prosecutors in each district court within three months for matters of sexual offences committed against children. A division bench of Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justice Manmohan also asked the Delhi government to file a status...
  • Three get double life sentence for gangraping, killing minor 03-08-2013 11:12 PM

    A special fast track court here in Indore on Saturday awarded double life-imprisonment to three persons for gang-raping and killing a minor girl. The sentence was awarded by special fast track court judge, Savita Dube after helding them guilty under section 302 (murder), 376 (rape) of the IPC and Protection...
  • Aamir Khan lauds child sexual abuse bill 23-05-2012 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: Superstar Aamir Khan, who highlighted the issue of child sexual abuse in the second episode of his show 'Satyamev Jayate', is happy that the Parliament has approved a bill to protect kids below 18 from such exploitation. The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Bill, 2011, was earlier...
  • Child protection act also guards dignity during trial 23-05-2012 12:26 AM

    New Delhi: The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, which was passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday puts in place several children friendly measures to be followed during investigation and trial of cases pertaining to child sex abuse. In cases of heinous sexual offences against children, the...
  • Parl passes bill to protect children from sexual abuse 22-05-2012 07:25 PM

    New Delhi: Parliament on Tuesday approved a bill to protect children below 18 from sexual abuse, set up special courts for speedy trial of cases against them and provide stringent punishment extending up to life term for offenders. "The bill is gender neutral. It seeks to protect children from sexual...
  • Centre's bill on sexual offences is regressive: Court 13-05-2012 07:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre's proposal for raising the age of consent for sex from 16 to 18 years would be "regressive" and "draconian" as it would remain a penal offence, a Delhi court has said. The court opined that keeping in view the change in social attitude and sensibilities, exceptions...
  • Govt approves 18 years as age bar for legal sex 26-04-2012 09:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Thursday approved amendments in a Bill under which any sexual activity, even consensual, with a person below the age of 18 would be considered an offence. In the earlier version of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Bill, 2011, consensual sexual activity with children...