Crimes Against Children

  • Superintendent of Kanya Ashram, her husband booked for sexually assaulting two girls 08-03-2014 09:32 PM

    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...
  • College officials allegedly beat student for not paying exam fee 12-02-2014 07:59 AM

    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...
  • Delhi: Man allegedly rapes Manipuri girl, NE community protests at police station 08-02-2014 01:11 PM

    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...
  • Unidentified men rape, murder 15-year-old girl 06-02-2014 07:39 PM

    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...
  • Delhi: Man arrested for allegedly raping 9-year-old girl 05-02-2014 05:42 PM

    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 29-01-2014 04:01 PM

    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 27-01-2014 07:01 AM

    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...
  • Thane: Man arrested for rape, murder of minor girl 20-01-2014 08:47 AM

    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 13-01-2014 11:57 AM

    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...
  • Minor girl alleges rape for six months by fellow villager 08-01-2014 08:37 PM

    A minor girl on Wednesday lodged an FIR against a fellow villager at Benipatti police station in Bihar's Madhubani district charging him with raping her for months by promising to marry her. Deputy Superintendent of Police Rajesh Singh said the 14-year-old girl, a native of Sarso village, in the FIR...
  • Bangalore: Minor admitted to hospital after being allegedly raped 05-01-2014 02:06 PM

    Bangalore: A class third girl has allegedly been raped in Begur in Bangalore while she was walking back to home from her school. She was returning from school when a stranger reportedly abducted her and took her to an isolated spot and raped her. The minor is in trauma. She...
  • Kolkata gangrape: Nitish announces Rs 1 lakh compensation 02-01-2014 10:55 AM

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday announced Rs 1 lakh compensation for the victim's family in the Kolkata gangrape case. A senior IPS officer has been sent to Kolkata for coordination with the West Bengal government. The 16-year-old girl succumbed to her burn injuries on Tuesday evening in...
  • Kolkata gangrape case: Minor set ablaze by accused, say police 02-01-2014 09:51 AM

    Kolkata: In a dramatic twist in the Kolkata gangrape case from October 2013 , the police said on Thursday that the 16-year-old girl who was gangraped in October didn't commit suicide but was set ablaze by the accused. The police have appealed in the court to initiate charges against two...
  • Gangraped minor succumbs to her burn injuries, Mamata faces heat 01-01-2014 01:03 PM

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government is once again under intense criticism from political parties over women's security after a 16-year-old gangraped girl succumbed to her burn injuries on Tuesday evening in Kolkata. The girl's father, who is a taxi driver and close to Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) has...
  • Kolkata: 16-year-old gangrape survivor succumbs to burn injuries 01-01-2014 11:20 AM

    Kolkata: A 16-year old gangrape victim, who set herself ablaze on December 23, succumbed to her burn injuries on Tuesday evening in Kolkata in West Bengal. The minor's father has alleged that the she died due to medical negligence by the hospital treating her. The young girl set herself on...
  • 13-year-old boy rapes minor girl in Nagjhir, arrested 28-12-2013 04:53 PM

    A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her 13-year-old neighbour in Nagjhir village in Seoni, police said on Saturday. The incident took place on Thursday evening when the girl was playing hide-and-seek in the courtyard with the neighbourhood children, Superintendent of Police BP Chandravanshi said. The boy allegedly hid the...
  • TN: Boy thrashed by public after raping six-year-old 25-12-2013 10:55 AM

    Ramanathapuram: A teenaged boy allegedly raped a six-year-old girl and seriously injured her following which he was thrashed by the public near Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. Police said the 17-year-old boy of RN Kottai suffered injuries in the assault by the public on Wednesday and had been admitted...
  • Delhi: Homeless women battle not just the cold, but also abuse 24-12-2013 09:49 AM

    New Delhi: Thousands of homeless women and children spend their nights out on the streets of the national capital, battling not just the cold but also abuse and violence. With only six shelters for women, many who are forced to live in the open share horror stories of sexual assault...
  • Uttar Pradesh: 14-year-old rapes 9-year-old-cousin 23-12-2013 11:41 PM

    A 14-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly raping his 9-year-old cousin in Dadri area in Gautam Buddh Nagar distrtic in Greater Noida. Based on a complaint, a case was lodged and the boy arrested, a police officer said, adding that he has been sent to remand home for juveniles. In...
  • J&K: Two youths arrested for raping Class VII student 23-12-2013 03:29 PM

    Jammu: A Class VII student was allegedly abducted and raped by two brothers when she was on her way to school here, police said on Monday. The accused - Joginder Kumar (25) and Sudesh Kumar (28) - have been arrested, police said. According to the complaint lodged by the girl's...
  • Three youngsters rape minor girl in Shamli 22-12-2013 06:57 PM

    A 17-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gangraped by three youths at Rangana village in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Sunday. The girl was abducted and raped when she went to a village shop under Jhinjhana police station on Saturday, they said. Accused Amit, Vikas and Sahender...
  • Kavdas orphanage case: Six convicted, two acquitted 06-12-2013 11:15 AM

    Mumbai: Almost three years after the case of 19 special children being starved, tortured and sexually abused at an orphanage in Kavdas first came to light, the Sessions court on Thursday convicted six accused and acquitted two in the case. It's been a long battle to get justice for these...
  • Mumbai: 3 autorickshaw drivers arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl 26-11-2013 10:40 AM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Tuesday arrested three auto rickshaw drivers for allegedly gangraping a 17-year-old girl. The incident took place on Monday night at Ganpat Patil nagar in Dahisar. The minor was offered a lift by a rickshaw driver she knew, who took the rickshaw to a secluded place...
  • Three youngsters abduct minor, rape in Sambhal 18-11-2013 05:42 PM

    A minor girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped by three youngstersin Sambhal, police said on Monday. The 16-year-old girl, a resident of Jalalpur Mohammdaba, had gone to attend a Muharram procession on Friday when she was abducted and gangraped by three youths while returning home, they said. The incident came...
  • Two neighbours gangrape teenage girl at gunpoint 16-11-2013 08:00 PM

    A 14-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped at gun point by two neighbours in Jhai village in Meerut, police said on Saturday. The incident occurred on Friday when the girl had gone to relieve herself in a nearby field where the accused Sajid and Dilshad followed her and gang raped her...
  • Delhi: Teacher arrested for harassing class 5 students 13-11-2013 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested a teacher for harassing class five students in the school premises. The teacher is of a prominent school located in Greater Kailash area in the national capital. At least four children are believed to have been harassed by him. The incident came into...
  • Police charge Asaram with rape, human trafficking 06-11-2013 02:41 PM

    Jodhpur: After over two and a half months of investigation Jodhpur police has filed the charge sheet against self styled godman Asaram and his four aides in the case of sexual assault on a minor on August 15. In what has added to the troubles of Asaram the police have...
  • Ajit Pawar stokes row with his remarks on rapists 29-10-2013 11:01 AM

    Jalna/Mumbai: Maharashtra deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Monday kicked up a controversy with his remarks insinuating that private parts of rapists be severed. Speaking at a function at Bhokardan in Jalna district, Pawar said rapists deserved no mercy and should be hanged. Reacting to the senior NCP leader's remarks,...
  • Juveniles easily get drugs, cigarettes and alcohol inside reform homes 25-10-2013 07:55 PM

    New Delhi: Earlier this month, 33 inmates escaped from a Delhi juvenile home after running riot for six hours. They threw burning LPG cylinders on the staff, set fire to exit points and trashed the home before running away. This is the third escape attempt from a Delhi juvenile home...
  • Juveniles use existing law to threaten us: officials 25-10-2013 06:56 PM

    New Delhi: Shocking information surfaced when officials working for juvenile homes revealed its details to CNN-IBN on hidden camera. The officials said some juveniles, use existing provisions in the law to threaten them. These officials fear for their lives and admit they sometimes ignore the rampant violence and abuse inside...