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Odisha Opposition demands CM Naveen Patnaik's statement over recent cases of minors' rape

A series of rape cases of minors have rocked the state in the past two weeks. A six-year-old girl was raped and strangulated on a school campus in Cuttack district two days ago.

Farooq Abdullah wants bill to award death penalty for raping minors

"We will never ever let another child suffer in this way. We will bring a new law that will make the death penalty mandatory for those who rape minors," Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said in a tweet on April 12.


Minor Dalit girl raped and murdered in Jhalawar

The locals and relatives submitted a memorandum to officials demanding immediate arrest of the accused and said he should be awarded death penalty.

Man held on charge of raping a minor girl

A rape case was registered under IPC section 376 and other relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and during course of investigation, police nabbed Praveen, the inspector added.

Nothing more heinous than crime on child by father: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court upheld the life imprisonment awarded to the man by the trial court in February 2013 for the offences of rape and sodomy.

Evidence of minor victim ‘created doubt’: court acquits 33-year-old in 2013 ‘rape’ case

The victim’s mother, the complainant in the case, passed away during the course of the trial, before she could depose. The victim and her sister, both teenagers, deposed about the incident.


Bombay High Court accepts 6-year-old’s evidence, upholds man’s rape conviction

“The evidence of the child victim is clear and cogent in respect of the penetrative sexual assault suffered by her. There is nothing in her evidence to indicate that she is a tutored witness,” said Justice A M Badar.

Man sentenced to 10-year RI for raping minor girl

Additional district and sessions judge Poonam R Joshi also imposed a fine of Rs 2.5 lakh on convict Satish. The court directed Satish to give compensation to the victim

Cuddalore minor rape case: Two court orders against her, woman ‘forced’ to marry her ‘rapist’

In July 2015, a big controversy erupted in the state when another judge D Devadass of the Madras HC referred her case for mediation with the accused citing religion and its capacity for reconciliation.

Principal, director of Bangalore school arrested over rape incident

Hundreds of parents and members of the public gathered at the school for the third successive day since the rape incident.