The Rape Report: Cases From Across the Country
A 40-year-old man from powerloom town of Bhiwandi here was sentenced to seven years of imprisonment by a local court today for abducting and raping a 12-year-old girl in 2010.
Thane Additional Sessions Judge U B Shukla awarded the sentence to Arif Ahmed Memon. He was also slapped with a fine of Rs 10,000.
The girl, a fifth grade student, and the accused were residents of the same locality.
Five police personnel, including two women attached to Aldur police station in this district, were today placed under suspension following allegations by a woman that three policemen raped her while she was in their custody, police said.
Western Range IGP Pratap Reddy told reporters here that sub-inspector K R Shivakumar, constables Gururaj, K B Mahesh, woman constable Krithika and woman assistant sub-inspector Nandita Shetty have been suspended pending probe on the complaint filed by the victim.
The victim alleged that the three policemen sexually assaulted her on February 18 in Bangalore when they took her into custody in connection with a gold chain theft case.
The two women police personnel were present when the victim was taken into custody.
The woman and the policemen have been subjected to medical examination and the report is awaited, Reddy said.
A nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped twice by her neighbour's son at SGM Nagar area here.
"Rohit, son of Rita Sachdeva, raped twice the girl during the last eight-month period as the victim was staying with Sachdeva's family with her mother's consent," police said today.
Earlier, Sachdeva had requested the victims' mother to give the girl in her care.
The victim's mother has a dispute with her husband and a case of divorce is pending in court, police said, adding, her mother had given consent to Sachdeva to take care of the girl.
About eight-month ago, the victim's mother had gone to her village and returned three days back to meet her daughter when the girl narrated the incident.
The victim was sent for medical test and rape has been confirmed, police said.
Police have arrested Rohit after registering a case of rape.
Jhargram, West Bengal
A tribal girl was allegedly raped by a youth at Jhargram town, police said today.
Superintendent of Police of Jhargram Bharati Ghosh said the girl, a class X student was returning home from private tuition at around 9 pm last night when a youth forcibly took her to a field at Bachur doba area and allegedly raped her.
The girl narrated the incident to her family.
The girl's mother lodged a rape complaint at the Jhargram police station, the SP said.
A medical test of the girl was conducted, the SP said adding investigations were on.
Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh
A 23-year-old girl who was subjected to eve teasing by a neighbour committed suicide by hanging herself at her home, police said today.
The incident took place at Chopda Mohalla yesterday when the victim was alone at her home, they said.
Her neighbour, one Manoj Kushwaha, allegedly used to tease her and upset with it, she hung herself from the ceiling fan in the room yesterday when she was alone, they said quoting girl's mother Hemlata Sharma.
Hemlata was living with her only daughter as her husband and son had died earlier, police said.
A case has been registered against Manoj, who is absconding, they said, adding that efforts were on to nab him.
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