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Man at centre of Nobel Literature scandal convicted of rape

In Sweden, rape is punishable by a minimum of two years and a maximum of six years in prison. Prosecutor Christina Voigt had demanded three years in prison for Arnault, who is married to a Swedish Academy member.

Gujarat: Rape convict commits ‘suicide’

Rakesh Vasava was admitted to the hospital on May 5 and in the wee hours of Sunday, he allegedly hanged himself from the bathroom pipe of the hospital.


UP: 2 years on, report says rape convict was sodomised, killed in jail

Bansi Lal, a resident of Rae Bareli was convicted of rape and sentenced to 10-years rigorous imprisonment in 2008.

Rape convict gets three years for attacking judge

Devthariya has been lodged in Rajkot Central Jail and was present in the court when the judgment was pronounced.

Rape convict Dharampal not to be hanged till may 6

President had recently rejected the convict's mercy petition,which had been pending for 14 years.

Rape convict Dharampal to be hanged in Ambala Jail on April 15: Haryana DGP

Dharampal had murdered the victim and four members of her family while out on parole in 1993


UP: Rape convict threatens to kill judge

After hearing the sentence,Kallu lost his temper and threatened to kill the judge and the court staff,police said.

Victim weds rapist,High Court sets him free

The Gujarat High Court has ordered to release a rape convict after the victim told the the court she had had an affair with the convict at the time of the incident and that even after his conviction,they got married and had a child.

SC upholds death penalty for rape and murder of a widow

A bench of Justices Altamas Kabir and A K Pathak refused to show any leniency to the convict.

Family no excuse for cutting jail term: HC to rape convict

Dismissing the appeal of a rape convict seeking reduction of punishment,the Bombay High Court recently held that having dependents cannot be an excuse to seek leniency in punishment for a crime and more so in a crime against women,that too rape.