BHANDARA RAPE CASE

  • Bhandara case accused will be brought to book soon: RR Patil March 6, 2013

    Gadchiroli: Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil on Wednesday said that the accused in the alleged rape and murder of three minor sisters in Bhandara district will be brought to book soon. "The culprits in the case will be arrested soon," Patil said when asked by reporters about the efforts being...
  • Bhandara rape case: Maharashtra police forms probe teams March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Maharashtra Police has formed teams to pursue different lines of investigation and track the rapists and murderers of three minor sisters in Bhandara, government told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. In a statement in the House, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said he was "deeply shocked at...
  • Bhandara rape-murder case: Police interrogate three people March 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Police have detained three people in connection with the murder and rape of three minor sisters in Maharashtra's Bhandara. The three are being interrogated about the crime even though police officials have refused to give any information about the investigations. But sources say police have got some vital clues...
  • Bhandara rape: Shinde likely to make fresh statement March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde is likely to make a fresh statement on the triple rape and murder in Bhandara. This comes a week after his faux pas in the Rajya Sabha. The Home Minister had ended up naming the three minor victims in Parliament in his statement....
  • Home Secy admits to clearing statement naming Bhandara rape victims March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Home Secretary RK Singh has expressed his regret to Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde for the gaffe of disclosing the names of the victims of the Bhandara rape incident in Rajya Sabha over which the Minister faced huge embarrassment. Sources said Singh admitted the mistake as the statement,...
  • Maharashtra: RTI query reveals rise in rape cases in rural areas March 3, 2013

    Mumbai: The rape and murder of the three sisters in Maharashtra's Bhandara district has led to some status check on the increasing rate of crime against women in the state. An RTI inquiry shows such crimes are on the rise in Maharashtra. The distraught mother who lost her three daughters to...
  • Bhandara rape: Girls' mother threatens of protest March 2, 2013

    Bhandara: The mother of three minor girls, who were raped and murdered in Maharashtra's Bhandara district in February, has threatened to return the compensation amount of Rs 10 lakh she received from the government and hit the streets in protest if police failed to arrest the culprits in the next...
  • Bhandara rape: Let the matter rest, appeals Shinde after naming victims March 1, 2013

    It was yet another embarrassing lapse from the Home Minister, Sushil Kumar Shinde, who ended up naming the three minor girls in Parliament. ...
  • Left MPs boycott PJ Kurien in Rajya Sabha March 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Left parties on Friday boycotted Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien by staging a walkout to protest his presiding over the proceedings of the House when it was debating the Bhandara rape incident in Maharashtra. Kurien was in the Chair when the discussion started soon after Union Home...
  • Bhandara rape: Govt turns down Oppn's demand for a CBI probe March 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The government on Friday turned down Opposition's demand in Rajya Sabha for a CBI probe into rape and murder of three Dalit minor girls, all below 11 years, in Maharashtra's Bhandara district, saying Centre does not intervene in state affairs. "This is a very serious issue and concerns...
  • Bhandara rape: Shinde withdraws statement naming three victims March 1, 2013

    New Delhi: There was outrage in Parliament on Friday over the Bhandara rape and murder case as Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's written statement issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs mentioned the three victims' names. However, Shinde later withdrew the statement and said, "I have withdrawn my statement. Even...
  • Bhandara rape case is deeply shocking: Shinde March 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Friday expressed shock over Bhandara triple rape and murder case in the Rajya Sabha. The Union Minister also explained to the House that the police has been investigating the case after allegations levelled by the family of the three girls that the...
  • Bhandara rape: Police is insensitive and clueless, says NCW March 1, 2013

    New Delhi: More than 15 days since the tragic death of three minor sisters in the Bhandara rape and murder case, no arrests have been made yet. Members of the National Commission for Women (NCW) were at Bhandara on Thursday and met the victims' mother. NCW member Nirmala Samant has...
  • Bhandara rape: Medical analysis fails to give cause of death March 1, 2013

    Mumbai: What shocked the country a fortnight ago has now turned into a baffling jigsaw puzzle. Culprits behind the horrendous rape and murder of three school going sisters in the Bhandara district of Maharashtra are still at large, as a clueless police is struggling to make headway in the investigation. The...
  • Bhandara rape: 2 weeks on, police struggle to make headway February 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Nearly two weeks since the horrific rape and murder of three sisters in Maharashtra's Bhandara, no one has been arrested yet. The police remain clueless about where and how the murder took place. What shocked the country a fortnight ago has now turned into a baffling jigsaw puzzle. Culprits behind...
  • Bhandara: Another rape case reported; police yet to make arrest in minors' rape incident February 23, 2013

    A teacher has been arrested for raping a girl on the pretext of taking her to school in Bhandara in Maharashtra. Meanwhile, it has been over a week since the horrific rape and murder of three minor sisters in the city, but no arrests have been made yet. ...
  • Bhandara rape case: Eldest of the three sisters knew the culprit, say police February 23, 2013

    The police has sent separate teams to Rajasthan and Gujarat to nab the accused. ...
  • Bhandara rape: School headmaster failed to alert family about missing girls, suspended February 22, 2013

    Bhandara: Eight days after the shocking incident of rape and murder of three minor girls in Bhandara district in Maharashtra, the government finally acted and suspended the headmaster of the school where two of the sisters studied. The school headmaster was suspended as he failed to alert the family and police...
  • Bhandara rape case: Police make little headway February 22, 2013

    Mumbai: More than eight days since the brutal rape and murder of three sisters in Bhandara, Maharashtra, the police are still clueless about the accused. Needless to say that there have been no arrests. The bereaved mother of the girls has blamed the police's shoddy probe. The issue has led...
  • Bhandara rape case: A week on, no arrests made yet February 21, 2013

    A week after the gruesome rape and murders of three sisters in Bhandara district in Maharashtra, no arrests have been made yet. Locals protested against police apathy of initially terming the rape and murder of three sisters as an accident. ...
  • Bhandara rapemurder case: Ground report February 21, 2013

    Three minor siblings were raped, murdered and their bodies dumped in a well on February 14 but till now no arrests and neither have massive demonstrations taken place for justice. ...
  • Bhandara rape: No nationwide outrage, culprits yet to be arrested February 21, 2013

    Bhandara: Even as thousands of Indians came out on the streets demanding tough antirape laws a few weeks ago following the brutal gangrape of a paramedical student in Delhi, a similar horrific case in Maharashtra's Bhandara district has almost gone unnoticed. Three minor siblings were raped, murdered and their bodies...
  • Bhandara rape: Culprits should be hanged, says mother of victims February 21, 2013

    Bhandara: A week after the gruesome rape and murders of three sisters in Bhandara district in Maharashtra, no arrests have been made yet. The mother of the three girls wants the culprits to be hanged in public. "I think the men who did this should be found at the earliest...
  • Maharashtra: 3 sisters, all minors, raped and murdered February 20, 2013

    Mumbai: In a shocking case of brutality, bodies of three sisters, all minors, were found in a well in a village in Bhandara district. The postmortem report has confirmed rape and murder. The girls were aged six, nine and eleven had gone missing on February 14 from their school. Two days...
  • Unidentified persons rape, murder three sisters February 19, 2013

    Nagpur: Some unidentified person allegedly raped and murdered three minor sisters at Murwadi village in neighbouring Bhandara district, police said on Tuesday. The bodies of the girls, all below 11 years and missing since February 14, were found in a well in their native village on February 16 and a...