Court examines witness in gang rape case during 2013 riots

A Fast Track court here, holding the trial in a gang rape committed during the 2013 riots in the district, on Friday examined a prosecution witness in the case. Additional Sessions Judge Ankur Sharma examined witness Naseem who supported the prosecution version in the case. After examining the witness, the court fixed December 5 for […]

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Cannot turn blind eye to gruesome crime against women: Delhi Court

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Courts cannot turn a blind eye to gruesome crimes against women which require exemplary punishment, a Delhi court has held while sentencing six persons to upto 12 years for gang raping a woman in a Gramin Sewa vehicle nearly four years back. The court observed that a young unmarried woman will not put her reputation […]

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Uber cab rapist reminded victim of Dec 16 gangrape: Court

The victim of the Uber cab rape case was reminded of the horrific December 16, 2012 gangrape incident after the driver of the US-based service provider had threatened to insert an iron rod in her body and also tried to strangulate her while committing the act, a Delhi courtsaid. The court held that threat perception […]

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20 years’ imprisonment for three in rape case

The Punjab court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Virinder Aggarwal today sentenced the three accused in last year’s gang-rape case of a minor Dalit girl of Gandhar village to 20 years imprisonment. The judge also imposed a fine of Rs 80,000 each on the accused that has to be given to the victim’s family.The […]

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Man gets 10 yrs’ RI for kidnapping, raping minor girl

The Bombay High Court has confirmed a lower court order awarding 10-year rigorous imprisonment to a man for kidnapping a 13-year-old girl from Mumbai and raping her along with his accomplice here and also in Surat in 2008. “As far as section 376 of IPC (rape) is concerned, the evidence of the prosecutrix (victim), by […]

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Bombay High Court acquits teacher of rape charges

Maharashtra: A science teacher has been acquitted by the Bombay High court here for the charges of  raping a student at his house on the ground that the prosecution had failed to establish the guilt of the accused beyond reasonable doubt. Accordingly, the court set aside the 10-year jail term imposed by a sessions court on 28-year-old Dharmaraj Ganpatil, […]

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Jail official to explain how rape accused was injured

Today here in Delhi the Tihar Jail Superintendent has been directed by the Delhi court to appear before it tomorrow to reply to an allegation by one of the December 16 gang rape accused that he was badly beaten up by prison inmates last night. Accused Vinay Sharma, who came into the court of Additional Sessions […]

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Transport dept yet to share info, cops tell court

The official also submitted that the concerned officials shall be interrogated for ascertaining their roles in issuance of driving licence to Dinesh Yadav, the owner of the bus who has already been arrested, and registration of buses in his name. Inquiry into allegations that the Delhi gang-rape incident had occurred due to “corrupt” activities in […]

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Swiss woman gangrape: Cops to rely more on forensic evidence

In order to prove the charges against the accused in the March 15 Swiss woman gang-rape case, police said they would count more on the scientific evidence than traditional methods like identification parade. The trial in the gang-rape case will begin on Saturday in the court of Special Additional District Judge (ADJ), Jitendra Kumar Sharma. […]

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Delhi gangrape: Singapore doctor deposes as witness

Today in Delhi High court a testified as prosecution witness through video conferencing of December 16 Gang rape victim, will be submitted by the doctor (who had conducted the post mortem examination) of  Singapore hospital Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna, who is heading the fast track court set up to try cases of sexual offences, […]

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