Crimes Against Children

  • Bangalore: 13-year-old boy thrashed, made to walk on his knees at a government shelter home Yesterday

    Bangalore: In a shocking incident reported from a government shelter home in Bangalore, a 13-year-old boy was brutally thrashed with a rod in the shelter. The boy was allegedly taken to the shelter home mistakenly, thinking that he might be an orphan. The boy was then allegedly assaulted in the...
  • Teacher arrested for thrashing child 5 days ago

    A teacher who mercilessly beat up a six-year-old student in a public school here was arrested on Sunday, police said. Police registered a case against the teacher under the Juvenile Justice Act. The action came a day after Rekha Singh, the mother of the child, alleged that police have registered a...
  • Odisha: School head arrested for sexually harassing Class 3 student 6 days ago

    Baripada: The head of a school in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district was arrested on charge of sexually harassing a minor girl student, police said on Saturday. Father Santosh Geoger of St Joseph's Convent School at Udala was arrested on Friday on the basis of a complaint lodged by the father of...
  • Teen help brutalised in Bangalore: Does urban India treat their domestic helps as slaves? August 13, 2014

    The abuse of a 13-year-old girl as a domestic help in Bangalore has blown the lid off of many well-educated, high-income families trafficking young girls and boys from North India as house helps. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether urban India treats their domestic helps as...
  • Bangalore: Abuse of 13-year-old domestic help blows the lid off growing trafficking August 13, 2014

    Bangalore: The abuse of a 13-year-old girl as a domestic help in Bangalore has blown the lid off of many well-educated, high-income families trafficking young girls and boys from North India as house helps. On August 9, 2014, a 13-year-old was rescued after she was brought to hospital with severe...
  • Bangalore: Minor is conscious and alert, says doctor August 10, 2014

    A couple was arrested in Bangalore on Saturday for allegedly brutally assaulting their 13-year-old domestic help who has suffered severe head injuries and multiple abrasions all over her body because of the regular beating. HoD of Paediatric Department Gangadhar Belavadi said, " she is being treated for two fresh injuries....
  • Delhi: Private taxi driver sexually abuses 5-year-old school girl August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking case of rape in Delhi, a private taxi driver of a public school allegedly sexually abused a 5-year-old girl. The girl is from a private school in South Delhi and the driver has been arrested. The suspect used to take the child to school in...
  • Two minors raped: IT city Bangalore observes bandh July 31, 2014

    Bangalore: Even as the city of Bangalore comes to terms with the gruesome gangrape of a 6-year-old inside her school, another minor girl, aged 7, has allegedly been sexually assaulted in the city. The pro-Kannada groups have called a 12-hour bandh in Bangalore on Thursday in protest of the incidents....
  • Another rape in Bangalore school, is the city unable to protect its children? July 31, 2014

    Even as Bangalore comes to terms with the twists and turns in the 6-year-old's gangrape, another horrific case came to light. A 7-year-old was raped by her school atendant's son in another corner of the city a week ago. The two cases have put Bangalore on tenterhooks. According to a...
  • Now, 7-year-old school girl raped in Bangalore, staffer's son arrested July 30, 2014

    Bangalore: Even as probe continues in the case of a six-year-old's rape in a Bangalore school, another such case has come up in another city school. A seven-year-old school girl has allegedly been raped in South Bangalore. A complaint has been registered in the incident and the 28-year-old son of the...
  • Bangalore rape: School reopens for primary students, parents jittery July 30, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school where a 6-year-old was allegedly gangraped will re-open for primary students on Wednesday. However, a day after horrific twists and turns in the case, parents are uncertain about sending their kids to the school. The uncertainty comes after police arrested two gym instructors who they claim...
  • Two-year-old raped by her relative at a Ranapur school July 22, 2014

    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 July 21, 2014

    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 July 21, 2014

    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 July 21, 2014

    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 July 21, 2014

    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 July 20, 2014

    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...