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Girl ‘abducted, raped’ by neighbour in Mehrauli

September 05, 2020 8:45 am

Both have alleged that a fight broke out between them with the girl's family alleging rape.

6-yr-old raped in Meerut, hospitalised; 12-yr-old in Gr Noida, accused held

August 28, 2020 5:15 am

The 20-year-old accused, who was named by the child’s friends and parents, has been arrested. The medical examination of the child confirmed that she was raped, said police.

Law amended in Haryana: Sex with minor wife is rape

March 04, 2020 6:36 pm

Under Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), sexual intercourse between a man and his wife of 15 to 18 years of age does not amount to rape but under Section 6 of the POCSO Act, the offence amounts to rape. The apex court had declared that the POSCO Act, being a special law prevails over IPC.

Schools ‘rarely report’ child sexual abuse to avoid stigma, says Mumbai court

January 31, 2020 4:10 am

On February 11, 2016, the six-year-old student had returned from school in a distraught state. She told her mother that she had been sexually abused by the van driver. The next day when she was again abused by the driver, her mother went to the school with the child who identified the man.

5-year-old’s rape: Delhi court sentences two convicts for 20 years in jail citing 'grotesque crime'

January 30, 2020 6:42 pm

The court had observed that “the crime against the victim was committed in a most grotesque and revolting manner and the collective conscience of the community was shaken”.

Ahmedabad: 41-year-old man held for rape of minor girl

January 05, 2020 1:30 am

According to police, the accused was employed as a security guard at a private company and was living near the girl’s house. Police said he lured the child, took her on his motorcycle and raped her later.

Gurgaon: Girl found dead, cops suspect rape

December 28, 2019 1:15 am

Police said the child lived with her parents, both cattle rearers, in Nuh, and had taken the family’s goats to a hill near their home for grazing Thursday morning.

Thane: Man arrested for rape of 12 year old

December 25, 2019 6:02 am

“On Monday evening, when the girl had stepped out to play, the accused took her home by luring her with chocolates,” said a police officer.

Thane: Seven-year-old girl raped, killed in Bhiwandi; 30-year-old man arrested

December 24, 2019 3:43 am

According to the police, on Sunday, they found the body of the girl at a village in Bhiwandi. Police said her body was lying a few metres away from her house.

Man booked for raping minor, uploading obscene pictures on social media

September 25, 2019 11:39 am

The accused, identified as Jatin Mongia, a resident of Ghandoli village near Mullanpur Garibdas, was pursuing medical laboratory technician diploma from a college in Khoonimajra village near Kharar.


How safe children are in India: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Crimes against children have increased by 14% in India from 2014 to 2016. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Plenty of evidence to show death penalty for child rapists is no deterrent

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

The government's proposal to modify the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act or POCSO Act and ensure death penalty for child rapists has many problems. Shalini Nair reports.