Two minor boys, aged 13 and 16 years, have been brutally thrashed and fed cow-dung as a punishment for stealing mangoes in Telengana's Mahbubabad district. Reportedly, B Yakku and B Ramulu, guards of the orchard thrashed the boys with sticks and force-fed cow dung as punishment. The boys who claim to have trespassed in search of their missing dog have been admitted to a hospital, while the guards have been arrested by the police.
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights on March 11 issued a notice against Netflix, demanding to halt the streaming of 'Bombay Begums'. The show allegedly depicts children in a wrong manner and regularizes minors gratifying through sex and drug abuse, thereby corrupting young minds while fostering child abuse and exploitation. Seeking an action report within 24 hours, the commission has warned Netflix to face "appropriate… read-more
In a raid at two factories in Delhi’s Narela region, the Rescue Foundation with the help of local authorities freed 61 child labours including 13 girls. Aged between 12-17 years, the children were trafficked from Bihar and employed as bonded labourers in a footwear and geyser manufacturing firm. Moreover, they were forced to work at the factory for Rs 100-150/day. Reportedly, police have filed a case against the owners and sealed the units… read-more
Six people were arrested in Hyderabad on December 31 for committing themselves in an 'illegal' marriage between a 16-year-old girl and a 57-year-old man. Moreover, the accused groom has been charged for allegedly raping the minor at a lodge. Reportedly, the girl's aunt decided to marry the teenager to the accused instead of repaying loans. The police have informed that the victim's family submitted false documents to the qazi to perform the… read-more
In Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahar district, a student was shot dead by his classmate in a fight over seats. The 14-year-old stole the gun from his uncle who is in the Army and is currently on his leave. After shooting his classmate thrice, he attempted to flee by firing in the air. However, the teachers caught him and handed him to the police. Reportedly, another country-made gun was discovered from his bag.
In a gruesome incident, a 6-year-old girl of Kanpur's Bhadtras village was allegedly murdered on November 14 night. Reportedly, the girl's body was found in a field and her Internal body parts were missing. Police stated that a probe was underway and the victim's family had also named a few suspects. Meanwhile, UP's Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya said that stringent actions would be taken against the culprits.
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The UP police teams of Noida's Sector-39 and Jewar arrested two accused on September 19, for allegedly raping minor girls. Sector-39 police arrested Nadeem for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl on September 17. The police informed Nadeem was victim's neighbour and the minor informed about him to her family, who then filed a complaint. Jewar Police arrested Mohammad Furqaan, who was absconding after allegedly raping a minor girl in 2018. … read-more
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A third charge sheet has been filed at the local court by Maharashtra CID in connection with the Palghar mob lynching incident, on August 7. Reportedly, the charge-sheet has been filed against two minors based on evidence at Bhiwandi juvenile court in Thane district. In connection with the event, 154 people have been arrested and 11 juveniles detained.
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A 6-year-old boy was killed through strangulation by his minor sister's boyfriend on July 28 in Eedhjagir village, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. The sister, out of guilt, confessed the crime on July 30, after hiding it for some time by saying that her brother had fallen off the roof. The police stated that the girl's 21-year-old boyfriend strangulated the victim over the fear of their relationship getting revealed.
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Madras High Court acquitted former DMK MLA Rajkumar and his aide Jaishankar on July 31 in a rape and murder case. They were sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment for allegedly kidnapping, sexually assaulting and murdering a 15-year-old girl in 2012. The victim was a domestic worker at Rajkumar's house. Five other suspects - Mahendran, Anbarasu, Panneerselvam(now dead), Vijayakumar… read-more
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