Kathua gangrape case: Court asks to share names of witnesses who do not face threat

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Pathankot: In hearing the gruesome rape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl, today district and sessions court asked the prosecution to share, a day in advance with defending lawyers, names of those witnesses who do not have any security threat, a lawyer said. Pathankot District and Sessions Judge Tejwinder Singh, while hearing a petition of… Read more »

Danish gangrape: Court records statements of police

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A Delhi court today recorded the statement of two police officials in a case in which a 52-year-old Danish woman was allegedly gangraped by nine persons here last year. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja recorded the testimonies of Inspector Raj Kumar, the then SHO of Paharganj Police Station, and the investigating officer (IO), Sub Inspector… Read more »

Life sentence for man in rape case

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A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in  Ballia (UP) an abduction and rape case of a 15-year-old girl in 2006. Additional District Judge Amarpal Singh convicted Aslam and sentenced him to life term. He also imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on the convict, according to the prosecution. The Class IX student… Read more »

Rape case: School owner’s son acquitted

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A school owner’s son, who was accused of raping a teacher on the false promise of marriage, has been acquitted by a Delhi court after the woman said that she had lodged a false complaint as she was in a disturbed mental state. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhatt absolved the man, son of the owner… Read more »

HC orders more compensation to rape survivor

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The Allahabad High Court today directed Uttar Pradesh government to provide an additional Rs 10 lakh compensation to a minor rape survivor and make arrangements for her free residential education up to degree level and employment thereafter. The state government had already provided rupees three lakh as compensation. The court also said that the amount… Read more »

Driver Sanap gets death

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A special court here today awarded death sentence to driver Chandrabhan Sanap for raping and murdering a 23-year-old software engineer from Andhra Pradesh in the city last year, saying the crime evoked the same reaction as the 2012 Delhi gangrape case case and damaged Mumbai’s image as a safe city for women. “The case falls… Read more »

Youth gets 7 yrs in jail for raping Delhi Police employee

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A 26-year-old youth who repeatedly raped a woman employee of Delhi Police on a false promise of marrying her has been sent to seven years rigorous imprisonment by a court here which relied on the victim’s testimony despite her turning hostile in cross-examination. “Though prosecutrix, during her cross-examination, resiled and took a U turn from… Read more »

Uber cab driver convicted of raping 25-yr-old woman executive

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The special fast track court on Tuesday convicted Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav – guilty of raping a 25-year-old woman executive in his cab. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja held Yadav guilty of rape, endangering a woman’s life and causing grievous bodily harm under the sections of IPC. The FTC will now hear the… Read more »

Rigorous imprisonment for rape and killing woman

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A person was sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment for raping and killing a woman in Assam’s Kamrup (Rural) district. Rangiya District and Sessions Judge Dibyajyoti Mahanta yesterday sentenced Dwipen Deka to rigorous life imprisonment and also directed him to pay a fine of Rs 8000 for raping and killing a woman in 2001. The court… Read more »