Crimes Against Children

  • Two-year-old raped by her relative at a Ranapur school Yesterday

    A two-and-a-half-year-old tribal girl was allegedly raped by her relative inside a school premises in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Tuesday. The accused, Thanu Bhuria, has been arrested, TC Pawar, in-charge of Ranapur Police Station in the district, told a news agency. The 30-year-old man sexually abused the girl...
  • AP: Video shows visually impaired children being caned by teacher 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: In a shocking incident from the town of Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh, a video has surfaced showing some visually-impaired children being beaten by their school principal and another unknown person. The children can be seen and heard screaming, begging to be spared in the video. While the children plead, the...
  • 'Sleeping' CM and political meddling demoralise Karnataka Police 2 days ago

    Bangalore: An edit page article in Karnataka's leading English newspaper 'Deccan Herald' by its senior editor and one of the state's well respected journalists Ramakrishna Upadhya expresses concerns that the police administration has collapsed in the state. He writes, "The need of the hour is to restore the confidence of...
  • Bangalore: Violent protests outside school over 6-year-old's rape 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, there is no stopping the outrage. ABVP workers protested outside the school in Bangalore where the incident took place. ABVP workers tried to break the security barricades put into place. When the police tried to stop...
  • Protesters call for an overhaul of school safety system after Bangalore rape case 2 days ago

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school girl rape case has brought to light the need for clear guidelines and mechanisms to ensure that schools can put a stop to instances of sexual violence. Schools need to frame clear policies to prevent violence against children in schools. Juvenile Justice rules acknowledge the need to...
  • Bangalore school rape case: Protests continue over police inaction 3 days ago

    Bangalore: Massive protests are underway in Bangalore over police inaction as no arrests have been made yet in the rape case of a six-year old in a school in Bangalore. Civil society activists are protesting at Freedom Park in the city. The BJP Minority Morcha is also protesting over the...
  • Man arrested for beheading boy over superstition June 23, 2014

    A man has been arrested for allegedly beheading a boy out of superstition for well being of his own ailing children even as his accomplice surrendered before a court in Bihar's Patna district in this connection, a police officer said on Monday. The accused Tuntun Mahto was arrested from the Badi...
  • Man rapes 14-year-old girl in Khairighat, on the run June 23, 2014

    A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in Khairighat area here, police said on Monday. In a complaint to the police, the victim's father alleged that the minor girl was raped by Maiku (45) when she had gone to graze cattle late last evening, Circle Officer Mahsi Mohammad Akmal...
  • Two men abduct college girl in Kankarbagh area June 23, 2014

    A girl, on her way to college, was abducted by two men in Patna on Monday, police said. The teenager, the daughter of a contractor, was abducted in Kankarbagh area, a police official said. Police have recovered a vehicle that was used to kidnap her. Her family in their complaint to police alleged...
  • Siddharth Nagar: 16-year-old girl abducted, allegedly gangraped in Nepal for 20 days June 23, 2014

    A 16-year-old girl was abducted and gang raped for 20 days allegedly by four persons who also tried to sell her to human traffickers in Nepal, a senior police officer said on Monday. "The girl was abducted by one Vijaypal and his nephew Chinku from Etwah area on June 1 and...
  • Badaun gangrape: Under fire, Akhilesh talks tough, orders helplines June 3, 2014

    Lucknow: Under fire over the rising lawlessness in his state and protests against the Badaun gangrape and murders, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has removed Principal Secretary AK Gupta. The Chief Minister has also ordered authorities to set up a helpline to deal with complaints regarding harassment of women...
  • WB: 2 school students arrested for the alleged rape of tribal girl June 2, 2014

    Kolkata: In a shameful incident in Birbhum in West Bengal, a tribal class 6th student was allegedly raped. Two of the accused have been arrested. The accused are class 8 and 9 students from the same school. Medical tests have been conducted on the victim and the report is awaited....
  • Centre will set up special centres for rape victims: Maneka June 2, 2014

    Fatehgarh Sahib: The Centre will set up special centres for rape victims in every district of the country to provide medical as well as legal help to them, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said. Talking to reporters on the recent rape and murder of two Dalit girls in...
  • Rajasthan: 12-year-old gangrape survivor forced to live on the streets May 31, 2014

    Jaipur: In yet another story of shame, gangraped in Rajasthan, a 12-year-survivor undergoing treatment at AIIMS in Delhi has now been forced to live on the streets. This after Rajasthan Bhavan in the national capital shut its doors for her and her family. Less than two years after she was brutally...
  • Maharashtra: Shelter home owner arrested for alleged sexual abuse May 29, 2014

    Mumbai: An illegally run private shelter home in Karjat on the outskirts of Mumbai in Maharashtra, has come under scrutiny. This after over 30 children alleged sexual abuse by the founder and owner of the shelter home. Ajit Dabholkar, the owner of the shelter home, and his assistant have been...
  • US deports Catholic priest to India for molesting minor May 15, 2014

    Washington: A 48-year-old Indian Catholic priest has been deported from the US after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. Leo Charles Koppala, who previously worked with the Archdiocese of Winona, Minnesota, was escorted by officers of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) on a commercial flight and...
  • Woman suffering from depression kills three daughters April 23, 2014

    A woman suffering from depression allegedly murdered her three minor daughters in Rajasthan's Alwar district. 28-year old Bina Bai Koli along with her three daughters Monika (6), Khushbu (4) and Muskan (2) went missing from her home on Tuesday morning. When she returned home last evening, her in-laws asked her about the...
  • MP: After being allegedly molested, 15-year-old sets herself ablaze April 22, 2014

    Singrauli: In yet another incident of sexual assault on children, after being allegedly molested by her neighbour, a 15-year old girl set herself ablaze in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh. The minor girl succumbed to her injuries on Monday. The girl had on Monday gave her dying declaration, which said...
  • UP: Man commits suicide over inaction in daughter's rape case April 21, 2014

    Amroha: There are more reports of inaction over crimes against women from Amroha in Uttar Pradesh. Upset by the lack of action by authorities after his daughter was allegedly sexually assaulted, a Dalit man has committed suicide. According to his family, a group of men kidnapped and tried to rape...
  • MP: 5 men allegedly gangrape minor in a moving bus, 4 arrested April 21, 2014

    Singrauli: Incidents of sexual assault on children shows no signs of coming down. In the yet another case, five men allegedly gangraped a 14-year-old girl in a moving bus on Sunday in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh. A case has been registered against five people. Four men including the bus driver...
  • Bangalore: Security guard sexually abuses seven-year-old girl April 18, 2014

    Bangalore: The Police have arrested a security guard in south-east Bangalore for trying to rape a seven year old girl on Thursday, the polling day. The girl is the daugther of parents who work as construction labourers, was playing with two others outside her home, when Raju allegedly lured her with...
  • Superintendent of Kanya Ashram, her husband booked for sexually assaulting two girls March 8, 2014

    Two minor girls of a residential school in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district were allegedly subjected to sexual abuse by husband of its superintendent over past few months, police said on Saturday. Police have booked the superintendent of Kanya Ashram, located in Dhanora village, and her husband in this connection. "A case was registered...
  • College officials allegedly beat student for not paying exam fee February 12, 2014

    A student of a private college in Gang Nahar has alleged that he was beaten up by officials of the institute for being unable to pay the fee for practical exams, police said on Wednesday. The victim student, Chaman Singh, has lodged a complaint in this regard with the local police...
  • Delhi: Man allegedly rapes Manipuri girl, NE community protests at police station February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: In another attack on a person from the Northeast in Delhi, a 14-year-old Manipuri girl was allegedly raped by her landlord's son on Friday night in Munirka. The accused raped the minor when was alone at home at around 10.30 pm. According to medical report, the girl is stable...
  • Unidentified men rape, murder 15-year-old girl February 6, 2014

    A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped and strangulated to death in Chiria under the Chiria Police Station of Manoharpur block in the adjoining West Singhbhum district, police said on Thursday. The girl was raped and strangulated before the culprit dumped her in a nearby well, said the Chiria Police Station officer-in-charge...
  • Delhi: Man arrested for allegedly raping 9-year-old girl February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped on Sunday evening near Bara Hindu Rao area in Old Delhi. She has been admitted to the Bara Hindu Rao hospital and is under observation in the Intensive Care Unit. She will be shifted to normal ward during the day. No major...
  • Mumbai: Uncle allegedly rapes 11-year-old girl for a year, arrested January 29, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Wednesday arrested a man for raping an 11-year-old girl for a period of one year. The accused is the uncle of the minor. The case came into light after the minor confided about this to her aunt, who took her to Mira Road police station...
  • 12-year-old boy tries to rape minor girl, arrested January 27, 2014

    A 12-year-old boy was on Sunday arrested for allegedly attempting rape on a seven-year-old girl in Jarcha area here. Police said the girl's parents filed a complaint at Jarcha police station, alleging that the accused took the girl to a deserted place at Rasoolpur village on Sunday evening luring her with...
  • Thane: Man arrested for rape, murder of minor girl January 20, 2014

    Mumbai: A Class 8 girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Thane on Friday. The accused has been arrested and has reportedly confessed to the crime. He has been booked for murder, rape and also under sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. The accused allegedly took...
  • Mumbai: Man arrested for employing, torturing 11-year-old girl January 13, 2014

    Mumbai: A 38-year-old man has been arrested for employing and allegedly torturing an 11-year-old girl. The wife of the accused is still absconding. The police claim that the girl was being assaulted for over two years now. The police also say that the man and his wife also denied food to...