Articles about Sexual Assault
17 May 2022Entertainment
Zara Phythian, one of the cast members of the 2016 Marvel Cinematic Universe film Doctor Strange, has been sentenced to eight years in jail.
09 May 2022India
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.
07 May 2022India
In a horrific incident reported from Bihar's Samastipur, a 50-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his daughter.
20 Mar 2022India
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.
08 Feb 2022Business
ScoopWhoop CEO Sattvik Mishra has reportedly resigned after being accused of sexual misconduct by former Unscripted anchor Samdish Bhatia.
01 Feb 2022India
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.
14 Jan 2022India
The Delhi High Court is hearing a batch of fresh petitions that challenge the exception given to marital rape under the Indian criminal law.
20 Dec 2021Sports
In a recent statement, Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has denied that she had accused a former senior official of sexual assault.
30 Nov 2021World
British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell preyed on underage girls for convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein to abuse, prosecutors alleged on Monday.
19 Nov 2021Sports
Peng Shuai, the 35-year-old tennis player from China, is missing after she accused a senior government figure of sexual assault.
15 Nov 2021India
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.
27 Oct 2021India
The Haryana State Commission for Women has asked the state police to probe allegations of "fake" rape cases registered by one woman.
13 Oct 2021India
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.
30 Sep 2021India
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.
24 Sep 2021Delhi
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.
16 Sep 2021India
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.
16 Sep 2021India
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.
13 Sep 2021Mumbai
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.
11 Sep 2021India
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.
11 Sep 2021Mumbai
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.
07 Sep 2021World
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.
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.
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.
A man in Madhya Pradesh stitched up his wife's private parts as he suspected she was cheating on him.
27 Aug 2021India
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.
18 Aug 2021World
Hundreds of men groped and assaulted a woman in Pakistan on Saturday (August 14), celebrated as the country's Independence Day.
14 Aug 2021India
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.
13 Aug 2021Delhi
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.
12 Aug 2021Delhi
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.
04 Aug 2021Delhi
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.
04 Aug 2021Delhi
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.
03 Aug 2021India
A nine-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly gang-raped, killed, and forcibly cremated in national capital Delhi over the weekend.
02 Aug 2021India
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.
31 Jul 2021World
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.
30 Jul 2021India
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.
28 Jul 2021Delhi
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.
27 Jul 2021India
A 60-year-old woman was allegedly abducted, taken to a deserted place, and gang-raped by four men in Uttar Pradesh, last week.
26 Jul 2021Mumbai
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.
16 Jul 2021India
Wasim Rizvi, the former chief of Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board, has been booked for allegedly raping a woman.