ASSAULT CHARGES

  • Congress MLA files FIR against Rumi Nath July 6, 2012

    Guwahati: A Congress legislator in Assam on Friday filed an FIR against party MLA Rumi Nath alleging that she along with her second husband had illegally entered his residence and beat up visitors suspecting them to be involved in the attack on the couple last week. Police said the FIR was...
  • Pomersbach lawyer denies confession May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The lawyer of Luke Pomersbach, the Australian player of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), denied on Monday that the cricketer had confessed to the police of having inadvertently touched or molested US citizen Zohail Hameed. Counsel Neeraj Chaudhry told IANS that his client did not make any confession to...
  • 'Roebuck was to be detained for alleged assault' November 15, 2011

    Cape Town: Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck was about to be detained over an alleged sexual assault on a Zimbabwean Facebook friend when he committed suicide at his hotel in Cape Town, his colleague Jim Maxwell has said. The Englishborn 55yearold commentator was covering the ongoing Test series between South Africa...
  • I am a gentleman, not a predator: Assange December 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Speaking out for the first time on sexual assault charges, Wikileaks founder defended himself saying he a gentleman and not a sexual predator. In an interview to the BBC, Julian Assange defended his organisation and also explained why he is fighting extradition to Sweden over sexual assault allegations. Assange called...
  • Scarlett's 'lover' cleared of sexual assault charges November 11, 2008

    Panaji: The Goa Children's Court has dropped the sexual assault charges against murdered British teenager Scarlett Keeling'a lover Julio Lobo, but ordered that he be booked for staying with the minor girl in violation of the Goa Children's Act. Scarlett's mother, Fiona MacKeown, had entrusted her 15yearold daughter in 27yearold Julio's...