CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN

  • Mumbai: Two policemen suspended for arguing over jurisdiction after rape of a 5-year-old 3 days ago

    Mumbai: In yet another shameful incident, a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Mumbai's Antop Hill on Friday. Two policemen have been suspended after the incident. The girl had been sent out to buy groceries. At midnight, she was found on the road crying and bleeding. CCTV footage shows the girl...
  • UP: 11-year-old school student dies after being beaten up by principal in Barabanki April 9, 2015

    Barabanki: Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday detained a school principal after he allegedly thrashed an 11-year-old class 3 student in Barabanki. The student was reportedly beaten after he was found with a stolen pencil and eraser. After the student reached home he complained of stomach ache and began vomiting blood....
  • Maharashtra: 7-year-old boy allegedly sexually assaulted, set on fire in Bhiwandi April 6, 2015

    Bhiwandi: In a shameful incident, a seven-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted and later set on fire in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra. Three people have been arrested in the case. The boy has suffered 30 per cent burn injuries. According to reports, the accused was known to the boy. He was taken...
  • Indonesia sentences 2 teachers to 10 years for child rape April 3, 2015

    Jakarta: An Indonesian court has sentenced a Canadian teacher and an Indonesian teaching assistant to 10 years in jail on charges of sexually abusing three young children at a prestigious international school. The South Jakarta District Court convicted Neil Bantleman and Ferdinant Tjiong on Thursday of violating Indonesia's Child Protection Law...
  • Karnataka: Man allegedly rapes 3-year-old, arrested March 28, 2015

    Mangalore: One person has been arrested in Mangalore for allegedly raping a three-year-old child. Angered residents and activists have started an online campaign demanding justice for the child. The child was allegedly abused by her school van driver on her way back from school. Activists leading the campaign have met...
  • Victims made to feel guilty in sexual assault cases: Delhi court March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: It is natural for minor victims of sexual assaults not to confide in their parents as instead of the offender, they are more often made to feel guilty, a Delhi court has said while convicting a music teacher for repeatedly molesting his 13-year-old student. The court rejected the contention...
  • Gujarat: School teacher sentenced to life-term for raping minor January 31, 2015

    Valsad: A local court on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to a teacher for raping a 14-year-old student in a school in the year 2013. Valsad district and sessions court Magistrate BG Doshi convicted the teacher Kiran Lalu Patel under Protection of Children against Sexual Offences act (POCSO), 2012 and IPC...
  • Bihar: Three-year old found hanging on tree, rape suspected January 31, 2015

    Madhubani: A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and found unconscious in naked condition hanging upside down from a tree at Banka in this district of Bihar on Saturday. The villagers brought the girl with serious injuries down from the tree after they discovered her on Saturday morning. She was rushed to...
  • Bengaluru: 4 arrested for inciting violence over molestation of class 2 girl January 8, 2015

    Bengaluru: A day after violent protests broke out in Bengaluru over alleged molestation of a class 2 student, police have arrested four people for inciting the mob. The police had to resort to lathicharge and tear gas shelling to control the situation as angry parents pelted stones at the school....
  • Violence over alleged sexual assault of minor girl in school January 7, 2015

    Bengaluru: Violence erupted on Wednesday over alleged sexual assault of a minor girl here by a school teacher, as angry protesters demanded he be handed over to them and given "instant justice", leading to police laticharge and bursting of teargas shells. Converging outside...
  • Delhi: Man gets seven year jail for raping infant December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A court has sentenced a 55-year-old man to seven years jail for raping a two-year-and-a-half-old baby, observing children are a "supremely important national asset". Additional Sessions Judge Illa Rawat also slapped a Rs 5,000 fine on Nepal resident Ram Singh, after convicting him under various provisions of the Protection...
  • Delhi: School gardener arrested for molesting minor December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly molested by the gardener of a private school in Central Delhi, police said on Monday. The 50-year-old accused, identified as Shankar Lal has been arrested. According to police, the incident took place in a prominent private school in Anand Parbat area. "The gardener...
  • Karnataka: Four minors arrested for raping 7-year-old girl December 21, 2014

    Gulbarga: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by four men in Chittapur village of Gulbarga. The four accused in the case are also minors and have now been arrested. The incident took place on Friday but the FIR was filed on Saturday night. The Victim's mother said that one of the accused...
  • UP teacher held for showing pornographic clip to students December 12, 2014

    Mathura: Police arrested a primary school teacher on Thursday evening when parents of students filed a complaint against the teacher accusing him of showing pornographic clips to kids on his mobile. Police Circle Officer Anil Kumar Yadav said a lady teacher also was named in connection with the case and...
  • Gujarat: 6-month-old raped by an acquaintance, remains critical December 4, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a gruesome act, a six-month-old girl was allegedly raped by a man, acquainted to the victim's family in Gujarat's Patan district. The six-month-old is critical and is being treated at Dharpur civil hospital in Chanasma. The accused reportedly raped the girl in her house when her parents were...
  • Bengaluru: School attendant arrested for raping a 3-year-old girl twice, confesses crime December 3, 2014

    Bengaluru: In yet another case of assault, a school attendant has been arrested for raping a 3-year-old in Bengaluru. The attendant has been sent to judicial custody. The attendant during the interrogation has confessed to his crime. He has informed the police that he took the child to an under construction...
  • US man jailed for 50 years in Kenya for pedophilia December 3, 2014

    Nairobi: A Kenyan court has jailed a paraplegic American man for 50 years after he pleaded guilty to charges of sexual abuse of minors and child pornography. Magistrate Joseph Karanja delivered the sentence to Terry Ray Krieger, 59, describing Kreiger's actions as depraved and horrific. Karanja says Krieger robbed his...
  • Gujarat: HIV+ man arrested for raping minor daughter November 26, 2014

    Surat: An HIV positive man was arrested in Surat on Wednesday for allegedly raping her minor daughter for three years, police said. "A 42-year-old man was arrested from his residence in city's Sachin industrial area on basis of a complaint filed by her daughter (15) who alleged that her father...
  • Delhi: 2 arrested for kidnap, murder of 13-year-old Utkarsh November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police have finally cracked the brutal abduction and murder case of Utkarsh, a 13-year-old jeweller's son and arrested two people involved in the crime. One of the suspects was someone who knew Utkarsh's father well. The accused hatched a plan to kidnap Utkarsh and demanded...
  • New Delhi: Cab driver held for molesting a four-year-old November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another case of child sexual abuse, a four-year-old student was allegedly molested by a private school-cab driver in North Delhi's Timarpur, police said on Sunday. The abuse had been going on for several days and the child's mother only found out after her daughter started refusing to...
  • New Delhi: 16-year-old girl raped by brother-in-law November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A 16-year-old West Bengal girl was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law in Civil Lines area in North Delhi, police said. The incident came to light when the girl, who managed to flee from her sister's home, was found crying in Majnu ka Tilla area, and was later brought...
  • UN calls on governments, adopts first-ever resolution to end child marriage November 22, 2014

    United Nations: The United Nations has adopted the first-ever resolution calling on governments to stop child marriages, despite misgivings from countries who had hoped to include sex education as key to preventing the practice. About 15 million girls worldwide become child brides each year and globally, more than 700 million women...
  • Abducted minor killed in Delhi November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of a 13-year-old son of a jeweller was recovered from near a canal on the outskirts of the national capital a day after he was kidnapped while returning home from school, police said on Wednesday. The kidnappers had demanded Rs 1 crore as ransom. The body of...
  • 30 Minutes: 15 children go missing in every 1 hour November 17, 2014

    In a country where 3,000 children are born every hour, the fact that children go missing hardly matters. Parents of these missing children say that they get little or no help from the police. In India 370 children go missing every day. ...
  • Delhi: HC upholds man's life term for kidnapping, murdering 5-year-old November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has upheld the life term awarded to a man for kidnapping and killing a five-year-old child, saying the prosecution has proved that the victim was last seen with him. A bench of justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Mukta Gupta concurred with the trial court verdict...
  • No toilets, missing teachers, lack of safety: Are Indian schools good enough? November 14, 2014

    It is Children's Day. As the nation celebrates the day, there is a need to analyse the real state of affairs that the children in the country face. CNN-IBN asks whether Indian schools are good enough. ...
  • Despite spate in rape incidents, Bangalore schools yet to follow safety guidelines November 14, 2014

    A tour of a government school in Bangalore will demonstrate one that the IT city and its government is yet to act upon many guidelines that ensures safety of students in educational institutions. ...
  • Andhra Pradesh: MIM leader accused of rape November 11, 2014

    Anantpur: Police in Kadiri town of the district have registered a case against a man, a local leader of MIM, for raping a minor girl. The case was registered against CMD Eliaz (43) on a complaint filed by a minor Muslim girl under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences...
  • Kerala: Four-year-old sexually assaulted by seniors in school hostel November 11, 2014

    Kozhikode: In a gruesome incident, a four-and-a-half year old girl has been sexually assaulted by two senior students in the school premises in Kerala's Kozhikode. The alleged crime took place 20 days back but the incident came to light on Monday when the child complained of health issues and her parents...
  • Haryana: Minor allegedly raped by neighbour November 11, 2014

    Palwal: In yet another shocking incident of crime against children, a minor girl has allegedly been raped by her neighbour in Haryana's Palwal district. Police has not yet registered a case even as the alleged crime took place on Sunday. The victim's family has also accused that her brother was beaten...