In a tragic incident, a man and his wife allegedly committed suicide, hours after the woman was gang-raped in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Basti district. An FIR has been filed over the incident and two men have been arrested in connection with the matter. Basti Superintendent of Police (SP), Gopal Krishana, said that the husband died on Friday night while his wife died at a hospital in Gorakhpur.
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Ten men including the son of a local BJP leader were arrested for allegedly raping two sisters in Chhattisgarh's Raipur district, police said on September 1. The incident took place on August 31 night near Bhansoj village when the sisters, accompanied by a man, were returning after celebrating Raksha bandhan festival, said Raipur SSP Prashant Agrawal. The victims, 19 and 16 year old registered a complaint, against the accused.
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In Manipur, another horrific incident of rape and sexual assault against women was reported. Despote the ongoing assault investigation, a 37-year-old woman was pinned down and gang-raped. She approached Manipur’s Bishnupur with a complaint that she was sexually assaulted on May 3. A zero FIR has now been registered and the matter has been transferred to the Churachandpur police station. The matter came to light recently on August 9.
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A tribal woman has lodged a police complaint alleging that she was abducted by three men around six months ago and raped repeatedly. The woman, a resident of Bhagor village, alleged that she was abducted from her house and confined to an isolated place for the last six months. In an FIR lodged at Kishanganj police station on August 2. In the FIR, the victim named three people.
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In a horrific incident, a 14-year-old minor girl was reportedly burnt in a coal furnace in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district. On August 3, the police confirmed the incident with the possibility of gang rape before burning the girl. The Rajasthan police have arrested three accused in connection with the incident. The matter was reported on night of August 2, and a case has been registered for detailed investigation.
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In a shocking incident, a woman was found dead in a Haryana hotel, on July 24. According to sources, the incident occurred in Karnal, Haryana, where the police recovered the body, said to be a 33-year-old woman from Delhi. The hotel room was booked by one Manoj, a resident of Sonipat, Haryana. The police also suspected gang rape, and formed teams to nab the absconding Manoj.
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In Jharkhand, a 14-year-old girl was gang-raped by three minor boys, confirmed police on July 19. Getting into the details, the victim was alone at her house in Bokaro, when the accused, allegedly students of class V, VII and VIII, entered her house and allegedly gang raped her. The Bokaro police officials registered a case and arrested all the three accused under juvenile section of the IPC.
In Rajasthan's Jodhpur, a 17-year-old Dalit girl who had eloped with her boyfriend was gang-raped by three college students in front of him, in the early hours of July 16. The accused who committed the horrendous crime were arrested by the police, within a few hours. The police investigation further revealed that the accused were AVBP workers working for the elections. However, the AVBP denied any association with accused.
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In Delhi's Shahbad Dairy region, a 16-year-old minor was allegedly gang-raped in a park. The Delhi police confirmed the crime and arrested three accused, Bobby, Rahul and a juvenile, who allegedly raped the girl when she was at a park. Occurred on June 27 evening, and the accused were arrested two days after and the search for one absconding is underway. The incident came a month after horrific stabbing crime.
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The Supreme Court will hear the plea challenging the pre-release of the 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano Gang Rape case. On March 27, the SC bench led by CJI DY Chandrachud will hear the petition filed by Bilkis Bano, the gang rape victim. Notably, on August 15, the Gujarat Government released the 11 convicts, jailed in the case. After the release, Bilkis Bano filed a petition in the SC.
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