Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Tag Archives: rape

Indian Girl Who Went to Watch Padmaavat Raped Inside Cinema

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HYDERABAD: A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man inside a movie theatre in Hyderabad. The man has been arrested and remanded to judicial custody. According to ANI, the rape survivor became friends with the accused through social media. On Monday, they went to watch Bollywood blockbuster Padmaavat in ...

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15-year-old Pakistani girl accuses father of repeated rape

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RAWALPINDI: New Town police on Friday arrested a resident of Katarian, Rawalpindi, Pakistan for allegedly repeatedly raping his 15-year-old daughter. The man’s wife told the police that her husband used to rape their daughter but the young girl had kept quiet out of fear. According to the wife, she previously suspected ...

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Builder kidnapped and raped two women

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LONDON: An “obsessed” builder kidnapped, raped and cut the throats of two young women, leaving one of them dead in a freezer at a disused house, a court has heard. Mujahid Arshid, 33, had planned for weeks to abduct the two “attractive” women, kill them and dump their bodies in ...

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Rape, murder of a girl sparks protests in Pakistan’s Kasur

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KASUR: Protests broke out in Kasur on Wednesday after reports that body of an eight years old minor girl, who went missing last week, has been found dumped in a trash pile. According to TV channels, forensic  examination of the body has confirmed that  the girl identified as Zainab  was ...

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Uber agrees to settle US lawsuit filed by Indian rape victim

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SAN FRANCISCO: Uber Technologies Inc and a woman who accused top executives of improperly obtaining her medical records after a company driver raped her in India have agreed to settle a civil lawsuit the woman filed against Uber in June, according to a U.S. federal court filing on Friday. The ...

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Backstreet Boy Nick Carter denies 2002 rape allegation

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OS ANGELES: Backstreet Boy singer Nick Carter on Wednesday denied an allegation that he raped a teen pop singer 15 years ago, saying he was “shocked and saddened” by the accusation. Melissa Schuman, who was a member of girl group Dream in the late 1990s, claimed in a lengthy blog ...

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From streets to smartphones: India grapples with online rape

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MUMBAI: On a busy afternoon in the southern Indian city of Visakhapatnam last month, a young man raped a destitute woman on a pavement. Many pedestrians walked by as he forced himself on the woman, but a few paused – to record the rape on their smartphones. The police seized ...

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Mahira Khan’s film ‘Verna’ banned in Pakistan

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LOLLYWOOD: Pakistani actress Mahira Khan’s upcoming movie ‘Verna’ has been banned by the Censor Board in Pakistan for apparently having rape and violent scenes in it. However, this ban is not going too well with the twitter users, especially the women groups. Shoaib Mansoor directed movie is based on the ...

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Oxford professor Tariq Ramadan takes leave amid rape allegations

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LONDON: Oxford University says prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan has taken a leave of absence as the Paris prosecutor’s office investigates allegations of rape and sexual assault against him. The university says in a statement Tuesday that the leave was the result of mutual agreement. Ramadan categorically denies any wrongdoing. ...

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