Friday, 19 July 2019

Tag Archives: rape

We shouldn’t be unfair to those accused of harassment: Ajay Devgn

BOLLYWOOD: Ajay Devgn had been vocal about lending his support to women who face harassment in the industry. But his recent statement has us confused. In a recent interview with Filmfare, the Golmaal actor shed some light on what he thinks of the #MeToo movement and working with an accused harasser. He stated, ...

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India arrests two after women’s heads shaved for resisting rape

BIHAR: Two people have been arrested in India’s Bihar state after a group of men shaved the heads of two women as “punishment” for resisting rape. The group, which included a local official, ambushed the mother and daughter in their home with the intent of raping them, police said. When ...

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Aditya Pancholi booked under a rape case

BOLLYWOOD actor Aditya Pancholi has been booked for rape on the basis of a complaint filed by a prominent and popular Bollywood actress. A rape case has been filed against actor-producer Aditya Pancholi in Mumbai’s Versova police station, according to an ANI tweet. The actor has been booked under a ...

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Yahya Jammeh ‘handpicked’ women for rape: Human Rights Watch

BANJUL: Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh “handpicked” women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups said. “Yahya Jammeh treated Gambian women like his personal property,” said US attorney Reed Brody of Human Rights Watch (HRW). “But rape and sexual ...

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Promised US$9 million online, teenager killed ‘best friend’

LOS ANGELES: An American teenager has been charged with conspiring to murder her “best friend” after a man she met online offered her US$9 million (RM 37.5 million) to commit the crime. According to investigators, Denali Brehmer, an 18-year-old from Alaska, was recruited to kill her friend by a man ...

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Six men jailed over Indian child rape

NEW DELHI: Three men have been jailed for life for the rape, torture and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-administered Kashmir. Three police officers were found guilty of destroying evidence and sentenced to five years in prison. The victim, who belonged to a Muslim nomadic tribe, was found ...

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Transgender model Kami Sid breaks silence over rape allegations

LAHORE: Transgender activist and model Kami Sid  said she is innocent of all the allegations levelled against her and that she has never committed the ‘horrible crime’ she has been accused of. In a message posted on her Facebook account, the model and activist addressed the allegations against her of ...

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Harvey makes deal to pay $44m in compensation

LONDON: Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein and his former studio’s board members have reached a tentative deal with women who accuse him of sexual misconduct, US media report. Lawyers said the settlement to resolve civil lawsuits and compensate alleged victims was worth about $44m (£34.7m). Mr Weinstein denies sexually harassing ...

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Rape allegations against Kami Sid cause stir on social media

LAHORE: Kami Sid, a transgender model and rights activist, has been charged with rape, sexual misconduct and threatening to hide facts about her sexual harassment. Everything started with a user Minahil Baloch’s social media post, in which she asked people not to support ‘ rapists even if they make it ...

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Complaint filed against Aditya Pancholi for ‘abusing’ Kangana

BOLLYWOOD actor Aditya Pancholi has been charged with a case of ‘assault and exploitation’ by Kangana Ranaut’s sister Rangoli. A complaint has been filed by Rangoli which stated that the actor exploited and abused Kangana, a decade ago. For the ones unaware, Kangana had earlier accused Pancholi of sexual and ...

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