Articles about Sexual Assault

'Doctor Strange' actor Zara Phythian convicted of child sex abuse

17 May 2022

Entertainment
'Doctor Strange' actor Zara Phythian convicted of child sex abuse

Zara Phythian, one of the cast members of the 2016 Marvel Cinematic Universe film Doctor Strange, has been sentenced to eight years in jail.

Delhi: Sahitya Akademi Award winner Nilotpal Mrinal booked for rape

09 May 2022

India
Delhi: Sahitya Akademi Award winner Nilotpal Mrinal booked for rape

Sahitya Akademi Award-winning author Nilotpal Mrinal has been accused of allegedly raping a 32-year-old woman for 10 years under the pretext of marriage, the Delhi Police said on Monday.

Bihar: Girl shoots video of father allegedly raping her

07 May 2022

India
Bihar: Girl shoots video of father allegedly raping her

In a horrific incident reported from Bihar's Samastipur, a 50-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his daughter.

Pune: 11-year-old raped by father, brother, grandfather repeatedly over 5yrs

20 Mar 2022

India
Pune: 11-year-old raped by father, brother, grandfather repeatedly over 5yrs

In a horrifying case of child sexual abuse, an 11-year-old girl was allegedly repeatedly raped and sexually abused by her father, brother, grandfather, and distant uncle over the last five years on separate occasions, the Pune Police revealed on Saturday.

ScoopWhoop's Sattvik Mishra accused of sexual assault by Samdish Bhatia

08 Feb 2022

Business
ScoopWhoop's Sattvik Mishra accused of sexual assault by Samdish Bhatia

ScoopWhoop CEO Sattvik Mishra has reportedly resigned after being accused of sexual misconduct by former Unscripted anchor Samdish Bhatia.

"Want her back home": Family of Delhi rape survivor

01 Feb 2022

India
"Want her back home": Family of Delhi rape survivor

The 20-year-old woman, who was allegedly abducted, sexually assaulted, tortured, and paraded by her neighbors in Delhi last week, is recovering, away from her family and three-year-old boy.

Delhi HC brings back focus on India's marital rape exception

14 Jan 2022

India
Delhi HC brings back focus on India's marital rape exception

The Delhi High Court is hearing a batch of fresh petitions that challenge the exception given to marital rape under the Indian criminal law.

Chinese star Peng Shuai withdraws sexual assault claims. WTA disgruntled

20 Dec 2021

Sports
Chinese star Peng Shuai withdraws sexual assault claims. WTA disgruntled

In a recent statement, Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has denied that she had accused a former senior official of sexual assault.

Ghislaine Maxwell allegedly 'served up' girls for Epstein to abuse

30 Nov 2021

World
Ghislaine Maxwell allegedly 'served up' girls for Epstein to abuse

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell preyed on underage girls for convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein to abuse, prosecutors alleged on Monday.

Has tennis star Peng Shuai gone missing? All we know

19 Nov 2021

Sports
Has tennis star Peng Shuai gone missing? All we know

Peng Shuai, the 35-year-old tennis player from China, is missing after she accused a senior government figure of sexual assault.

16-year-old raped by 400 people, including cop, in Maharashtra

15 Nov 2021

India
16-year-old raped by 400 people, including cop, in Maharashtra

A 16-year-old married girl was allegedly raped by some 400 people over the past six months in Beed district of Maharashtra, reports said.

Gurugram: Woman registers 7 'rape cases' against 7 different men

27 Oct 2021

India
Gurugram: Woman registers 7 'rape cases' against 7 different men

The Haryana State Commission for Women has asked the state police to probe allegations of "fake" rape cases registered by one woman.

UP girl allegedly raped by father and SP, BSP leaders

13 Oct 2021

India
UP girl allegedly raped by father and SP, BSP leaders

A 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh has accused 28 people, including her father and several political leaders, of raping her over the past several years.

IAF officer says was subjected to 'two-finger test' after rape

30 Sep 2021

India
IAF officer says was subjected to 'two-finger test' after rape

A 28-year-old woman Indian Air Force (IAF) officer, who accused her colleague of rape this month, has alleged that the force subjected her to an illegal "two-finger test" to confirm the sexual assault.

Court reduces jail term of man convicted for sodomizing minor

24 Sep 2021

Delhi
Court reduces jail term of man convicted for sodomizing minor

A Delhi court has upheld the conviction of a man for sodomizing an eight-year-old but reduced his jail term from three years to 18 months, noting that he was about 19 years of age at the time of the incident, and is an illiterate person.

Hyderabad man, accused of raping and murdering 6-year-old, found dead

16 Sep 2021

India
Hyderabad man, accused of raping and murdering 6-year-old, found dead

Pallakonda Raju, the accused in the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Hyderabad, was found dead on railway tracks this morning, the police confirmed.

Telangana: Minor girl's rape-murder accused found dead on rail tracks

16 Sep 2021

India
Telangana: Minor girl's rape-murder accused found dead on rail tracks

A man wanted in the case of rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Hyderabad allegedly died by suicide with his body being found on a railway track in Jangaon district on Thursday morning.

Despite rape case, Mumbai is 'safest city' for women: Sena

13 Sep 2021

Mumbai
Despite rape case, Mumbai is 'safest city' for women: Sena

The Shiv Sena on Monday said the brutal rape and murder of a woman has shocked everyone, but Mumbai is the "safest city" in the world for women and there should be no doubt about it in anyone's mind.

Man sentenced for 20 years for raping mentally unsound woman

11 Sep 2021

India
Man sentenced for 20 years for raping mentally unsound woman

A court in Mathura has sentenced a 47-year-old man to 20 years in jail for raping an 18-year-old mentally unsound woman whose mother used to occasionally hire his services as a driver, a government counsel said on Saturday.

BJP seeks capital punishment for Sakinaka rape accused

11 Sep 2021

Mumbai
BJP seeks capital punishment for Sakinaka rape accused

The BJP on Saturday sought capital punishment for the accused involved in Mumbai's Sakinaka rape and assault case and also hit out at the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government over the issue of women's safety.

Pakistan: 155 suspects released in TikToker's sexual assault case

07 Sep 2021

World
Pakistan: 155 suspects released in TikToker's sexual assault case

Police has released 155 suspects, arrested for their alleged involvement in the sexual assault of a TikToker girl on Independence Day after the victim and her team could not recognize them during an identification parade, a government official said on Tuesday.

Ballia rape victim's mother demands death penalty for BSP MP

28 Aug 2021

India
Ballia rape victim's mother demands death penalty for BSP MP

The mother of a 24-year-old woman, who had alleged rape by BSP MP Atul Rai, has demanded that the accused politician be sentenced to death.

5 arrested in Mysuru gang-rape case, top cop says

28 Aug 2021

India
5 arrested in Mysuru gang-rape case, top cop says

The Karnataka Police has arrested five people in connection with the alleged gang-rape of a 23-year-old student in Mysuru, the state's Director General of Police (DGP) Praveen Sood said today.

Maharashtra: Three held for raping 17-year-old orphan girl

28 Aug 2021

India
Maharashtra: Three held for raping 17-year-old orphan girl

The police has arrested three men for allegedly gang-raping a 17-year-old orphan girl at Vasai in Palghar district in Maharashtra, an official said on Saturday.

'Don't arrest him,' woman tells cops after husband stitches genitals

28 Aug 2021

India
'Don't arrest him,' woman tells cops after husband stitches genitals

A man in Madhya Pradesh stitched up his wife's private parts as he suspected she was cheating on him.

Man gets 10 years' rigorous imprisonment for raping, duping woman

27 Aug 2021

India
Man gets 10 years' rigorous imprisonment for raping, duping woman

A court in the Thane district of Maharashtra has sentenced a man to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for allegedly repeatedly raping a 23-year-old woman and cheating her.

Pakistani woman TikToker assaulted by hundreds of men on I-Day

18 Aug 2021

World
Pakistani woman TikToker assaulted by hundreds of men on I-Day

Hundreds of men groped and assaulted a woman in Pakistan on Saturday (August 14), celebrated as the country's Independence Day.

Jaipur: Police cracks rape-murder case of a four-year-old girl

14 Aug 2021

India
Jaipur: Police cracks rape-murder case of a four-year-old girl

The Jaipur rural police on Friday claimed to have solved the rape and murder case of a four-year-old girl within 20 hours of recovering her body by assigning the task to over 700 policemen, according to an official.

Court acquits child rape accused, says was falsely framed

13 Aug 2021

Delhi
Court acquits child rape accused, says was falsely framed

A Delhi court has acquitted a man accused of sexually assaulting minors, noting that the children were heavily tutored by their parents and that there is ample evidence to show that he was falsely framed due to caste hatred.

Dalit girl rape: SDM seeks protection of victim's parents, witnesses

12 Aug 2021

Delhi
Dalit girl rape: SDM seeks protection of victim's parents, witnesses

The Delhi Police said the district authorities have sought protection for the parents of the Dalit girl who was allegedly raped and killed in southwest Delhi's Old Nangal area last week.

Kejriwal announces magisterial probe into death of Dalit girl

04 Aug 2021

Delhi
Kejriwal announces magisterial probe into death of Dalit girl

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the Delhi Government will order a magisterial inquiry into the death of a nine-year-old Dalit girl following an alleged sexual assault.

NCPCR seeks police report in Dalit girl's 'rape and murder'

04 Aug 2021

Delhi
NCPCR seeks police report in Dalit girl's 'rape and murder'

The apex child rights body NCPCR has sought a detailed action taken report from the Delhi Police in the alleged rape and murder of a nine-year-old Dalit girl in southwest Delhi.

9-year-old allegedly gang-raped, killed, and forcibly cremated in Delhi

03 Aug 2021

India
9-year-old allegedly gang-raped, killed, and forcibly cremated in Delhi

A nine-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly gang-raped, killed, and forcibly cremated in national capital Delhi over the weekend.

SC dismisses rape survivor's plea to marry her assaulter

02 Aug 2021

India
SC dismisses rape survivor's plea to marry her assaulter

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a rape survivor's plea from Kottiyoor in Kerala, seeking permission to marry her assaulter - a defrocked priest who is undergoing 20-year imprisonment for raping the girl when she was a minor.

Pakistan's women lawmakers demand public hanging of all rapists

31 Jul 2021

World
Pakistan's women lawmakers demand public hanging of all rapists

Women lawmakers of Pakistan have unanimously demanded the public hanging of all rapists to curb rising cases of harassment and abuse of women and children in the country.

Maharashtra: Woman molested on promise of film role; four held

30 Jul 2021

India
Maharashtra: Woman molested on promise of film role; four held

Police has arrested a woman and three others in Thane city of Maharashtra for allegedly threatening and molesting a female artist by promising to give a role to her in a Hindi film, an official said on Friday.

Man held for sexually assaulting minor girl in Delhi

28 Jul 2021

Delhi
Man held for sexually assaulting minor girl in Delhi

A 27-year-old man was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl in northwest Delhi's Shalimar Bagh area, police said on Wednesday.

60-year-old gang-raped; accused rubbed chili powder in her private parts

27 Jul 2021

India
60-year-old gang-raped; accused rubbed chili powder in her private parts

A 60-year-old woman was allegedly abducted, taken to a deserted place, and gang-raped by four men in Uttar Pradesh, last week.

Maharashtra: Woman advocate files rape case against two lawyers

26 Jul 2021

Mumbai
Maharashtra: Woman advocate files rape case against two lawyers

Mumbai Police has registered an FIR on charges of rape and molestation against seven persons, including two lawyers and five others, on the complaint of a 35-year-old woman advocate, an official said on Monday.

Former Shia Board chief booked for allegedly raping ex-employee's wife

16 Jul 2021

India
Former Shia Board chief booked for allegedly raping ex-employee's wife

Wasim Rizvi, the former chief of Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board, has been booked for allegedly raping a woman.

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