Articles about Crime Against Women

Mutilated body of 'missing' Haryanvi singer found, two arrested

24 May 2022

Entertainment
Mutilated body of 'missing' Haryanvi singer found, two arrested

On Sunday evening, the Haryana Police found the body of a singer in Rohtak.

Pakistan: Unidentified men dig up girl's grave, rape corpse

08 May 2022

World
Pakistan: Unidentified men dig up girl's grave, rape corpse

In a shocking incident reported from Pakistan, some unidentified men allegedly dug up a teenage girl's body and raped her in the Chak Kamala village of Punjab Province's Gujrat on Thursday.

Delhi Police files chargesheet in Kasturba Nagar gang-rape case

26 Apr 2022

India
Delhi Police files chargesheet in Kasturba Nagar gang-rape case

The Delhi Police filed a chargesheet against 21 persons in the Kasturba Nagar gang-rape case on Monday.

Hyderabad: Caretaker blinds woman with toxic eye-drops, robs her; arrested

04 Mar 2022

India
Hyderabad: Caretaker blinds woman with toxic eye-drops, robs her; arrested

The Hyderabad Police has arrested a 32-year-old caretaker, P Bhargavi, for blinding an elderly woman by administering a toxic concoction to her eyes and robbing her, India Today reported.

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.

Double life imprisonment awarded to husband in Uthra murder case

13 Oct 2021

India
Double life imprisonment awarded to husband in Uthra murder case

The Kollam Additional Sessions Court on Wednesday awarded double life imprisonment to Sooraj S Kumar for the murder of his wife, Uthra, by using a cobra.

Kerala court finds man guilty of killing wife with cobra

11 Oct 2021

India
Kerala court finds man guilty of killing wife with cobra

The Kollam Additional Sessions Court on Monday found a man guilty of plotting the murder of his wife by using a cobra to bite her.

Chhattisgarh: 14-year-old gangraped by 5, including 2 minors; 4 held

23 Sep 2021

India
Chhattisgarh: 14-year-old gangraped by 5, including 2 minors; 4 held

A 14-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by five culprits, including two minors, in Chhattisgarh's Balrampur district, the police said on Thursday.

UP: Woman brutally thrashed by husband in Bulandshahr, dies

20 Sep 2021

India
UP: Woman brutally thrashed by husband in Bulandshahr, dies

A woman died after being brutally assaulted by her husband for at least two straight days in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh.

Bulandshahr: Eight-year-old found dead in home; mother accuses ex-husband

20 Sep 2021

India
Bulandshahr: Eight-year-old found dead in home; mother accuses ex-husband

An eight-year-old girl was found murdered with her throat slit in her house at a village near Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh, with the victim's mother accusing her former husband and seven others of being behind the killing, police said on Sunday.

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.

Man on bail kills wife; court pulls up Delhi Police

06 Aug 2021

Delhi
Man on bail kills wife; court pulls up Delhi Police

A Delhi court pulled up police after a man allegedly murdered his wife while out on interim bail, noting that the system has failed in its duty to protect the hapless victim because of "indolence on part of authorities."

Delhi: Couple kills woman, throws her chopped body into canal

14 Jul 2021

India
Delhi: Couple kills woman, throws her chopped body into canal

The Delhi Police has arrested a couple for allegedly killing an elderly woman, chopping up her body, and dumping it into a canal in Najafgarh area of the city.

64-year-old ties widowed daughter-in-law with chain, beats her; arrested

01 Jul 2021

India
64-year-old ties widowed daughter-in-law with chain, beats her; arrested

A 64-year-old man has been arrested in Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh for allegedly assaulting his widowed daughter-in-law there.

Wife accuses Bihar IAS officer of torture; man denies allegations

21 Jun 2021

India
Wife accuses Bihar IAS officer of torture; man denies allegations

A Bihar cadre IAS officer has been accused of physical and mental torture by his wife who has lodged a police complaint in the Muzaffarpur district of Bihar in connection with the abuse, an official said on Sunday.

Actress' personal bodyguard booked for raping beautician

21 May 2021

India
Actress' personal bodyguard booked for raping beautician

A personal bodyguard of a leading Bollywood actress has been booked by the police in Mumbai for allegedly raping a beautician on the pretext of marriage, an official said on Thursday.

Rape accused on the run for nine years arrested

14 Apr 2021

India
Rape accused on the run for nine years arrested

A man on the run for the last nine years after registration of a rape-cum-abduction case against him in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district was arrested on Tuesday.

Man blackmails ex-girlfriend, threatens to upload private videos online; arrested

07 Apr 2021

Delhi
Man blackmails ex-girlfriend, threatens to upload private videos online; arrested

A 23-year-old man was arrested in Delhi for allegedly blackmailing his ex-girlfriend for money by threatening to upload her private videos and photos on social media, police said on Tuesday.

IIT-Guwahati suspends student arrested on charge of molestation

05 Apr 2021

India
IIT-Guwahati suspends student arrested on charge of molestation

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati has suspended the student arrested on the charge of molesting a fellow woman student.

Abducted and raped, Hapur teen found dead outside Noida hospital

03 Apr 2021

India
Abducted and raped, Hapur teen found dead outside Noida hospital

A 14-year-old girl was found dead in an ambulance outside a hospital in Noida where she was abandoned by two unidentified people, days after being abducted from Hapur district and gang-raped, officials said on Friday.

Officer accused of demanding sexual favors from rape survivor dismissed

03 Apr 2021

India
Officer accused of demanding sexual favors from rape survivor dismissed

Taking more harsh action against Kailash Bohra, who was given compulsory retirement from the Rajasthan Police Service (RPS) for demanding sexual favors from a rape survivor last month, the State Government ordered his dismissal on Friday.

Singapore court jails, fines Indian national for molesting Vietnamese woman

01 Apr 2021

World
Singapore court jails, fines Indian national for molesting Vietnamese woman

An Indian national was sentenced by a Singapore court to four weeks in prison and fined Singapore dollars 8,000 for molesting a Vietnamese woman who worked at his office.

Uttar Pradesh: Two sisters found dead in Pilibhit village

23 Mar 2021

India
Uttar Pradesh: Two sisters found dead in Pilibhit village

Two teenage sisters were found dead in Jasauli village, police said on Tuesday.

Sarah Everard: UK woman's disappearance, death sets off a movement

19 Mar 2021

World
Sarah Everard: UK woman's disappearance, death sets off a movement

The disappearance and death of Sarah Everard, a 33-year-old United Kingdom woman, has brought the nation's public institutions under intense scrutiny.

Raped 27 years ago, woman files complaint against two

06 Mar 2021

India
Raped 27 years ago, woman files complaint against two

Raped on several occasions by two men at the age of 12 about 27 years ago, the victim, who had become a mother, has now lodged a case against the accused on court orders after her son inquired about his father's name.

Police: Rape survivor set ablaze in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh

05 Mar 2021

India
Police: Rape survivor set ablaze in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh

A 33-year-old rape survivor was set afire in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district, police said on Friday.

Maharashtra: Girls stripped, forced to dance in government-run hostel

03 Mar 2021

India
Maharashtra: Girls stripped, forced to dance in government-run hostel

The Maharashtra government has formed a four-member high-level committee to conduct a probe into an incident where girls were allegedly stripped and forced to dance by policemen at a state-run hostel in Jalgaon, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Wednesday.

UP: Man kills wife, two daughters over suspected illicit relations

03 Mar 2021

India
UP: Man kills wife, two daughters over suspected illicit relations

A 60-year-old man allegedly bludgeoned his wife and two daughters to death with a hammer at their house in Bulandshahr over suspicion that they had illicit relationships with outsiders, police said on Wednesday.

Man attacks techie in Hyderabad for rejecting marriage proposal

03 Mar 2021

India
Man attacks techie in Hyderabad for rejecting marriage proposal

A woman software engineer was injured when a man allegedly attacked her using a knife, at her residence in Hyderabad, for turning down his marriage proposal, police said.

Aligarh: Dalit girl was strangulated, no clear evidence of rape

02 Mar 2021

India
Aligarh: Dalit girl was strangulated, no clear evidence of rape

The postmortem report of the teenage Dalit girl, whose body was found on Sunday in Aligarh, has not indicated any clear evidence of rape and found that she was strangulated to death, a senior official said.

Uttar Pradesh: Serial rapist held after encounter in Greater Noida

02 Mar 2021

India
Uttar Pradesh: Serial rapist held after encounter in Greater Noida

A serial rapist wanted in multiple cases of crime against women was arrested following an encounter with the police in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida on Monday, the officials said.

Man loses bet, lets friends rape wife, pours acid later

15 Dec 2020

India
Man loses bet, lets friends rape wife, pours acid later

In what qualifies as a horrifying incident, a man in Bihar allowed his friends to rape his wife after he lost a gambling bet. The victim, used as an object by her husband, later went through another ordeal as he poured acid on her, in a bid to "purify her," reports IANS.

Andhra Pradesh: 17-year-old girl killed after argument over 'rejection'

01 Nov 2020

India
Andhra Pradesh: 17-year-old girl killed after argument over 'rejection'

A 17-year-old girl was killed on Saturday night after a man slit her throat following a heated argument in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam.

#HaryanaMurder: Tauseef killed Nikita as she was marrying another man

28 Oct 2020

India
#HaryanaMurder: Tauseef killed Nikita as she was marrying another man

The main accused in the murder of 21-year-old Nikita Tomar in Haryana, Tauseef, has confessed to the crime and told police that her imminent wedding with someone else drove him to kill her.

Arrested for harassing women, Delhi-cop to be dismissed from duty

26 Oct 2020

India
Arrested for harassing women, Delhi-cop to be dismissed from duty

Delhi Police will soon dismiss the 35-year-old sub-inspector, who was arrested for stalking and harassing four women, including a minor, between October 17 and 20.

Woman, locked inside toilet by husband for 1.5 years, rescued

15 Oct 2020

India
Woman, locked inside toilet by husband for 1.5 years, rescued

Married for 17 years, a woman in Haryana was subjected to inhumane treatment by her husband for over a year. She was locked up inside a toilet and not given much to eat.

25-year-old gang-raped, assaulted in Gurugram, suffers head injuries; four arrested

05 Oct 2020

India
25-year-old gang-raped, assaulted in Gurugram, suffers head injuries; four arrested

Even as India remains outraged over the gang-rape, assault, and subsequent death of a 19-year-old woman, belonging to the Scheduled Caste in Uttar Pradesh, heinous crimes against women are not abating, as one case from Gurugram shows.

UP man slits pregnant wife's belly to determine baby's gender

20 Sep 2020

India
UP man slits pregnant wife's belly to determine baby's gender

In a horrifying incident, a man in Uttar Pradesh allegedly split open his pregnant wife's belly to determine the gender of the baby on Saturday evening.

UP: Couple beaten, tonsured, garlanded with shoes over "illicit affair"

27 Aug 2020

India
UP: Couple beaten, tonsured, garlanded with shoes over "illicit affair"

A woman, Kamlesh Kumari, and her lover, identified as Ravindra Baheliya, both residents of a village in Gursahaiganj, Kannauj district, Uttar Pradesh, were brutally beaten by the woman's family members and other villagers who were opposed to their relationship, Hindustan Times reported.

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