The case was lodged at the district’s Makhi police station Sunday, following a local court’s directives. The complainant is Haripal Singh, husband of Shashi Singh, who was also chargesheeted in the rape case.
In 2014, when the incident occurred, the victim's mother, who had gone to fetch water nearby, rushed to the toilet after hearing her daughter scream and found the accused with her. She began beating him with a bucket but the accused managed to run away.
“Her cousin stays close by. So, under the pretext of letting her watch television, he would take her to his house and sexually assault her. It has been happening for the last two years,” said a police officer.
Nadia Murad, a survivor of sexual violence by the Islamic State, and Dr Denis Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon of war.
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Balia (UP), Jan 25 (ANI): A 20-year-old woman, who was preparing for police recruitment, was raped and later murdered in Balia, Uttar Pradesh. Balia Superintendent of Police Anish Ahmad Ansari said the accused had slit her throat and later sealed her body, which has now being sent for post mortem. Ansari added that a case has been registered and all possibilities are being probed.
New delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Parliament to discuss a petition filed by lawyer Mahalaxmi Pavani against offenders who commit heinous crimes against infants. Pavani on Monday said that there are many laws against rapists but the punishments mentioned in these laws are not enough for pedophiles.