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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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Julian Assange: Sweden reopens rape investigation

SWEDEN: Swedish prosecutors have reopened an investigation into a rape allegation made against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange in 2010. The inquiry has been revived at the request of the alleged victim’s lawyer. Assange, who denies the accusation, has avoided extradition to Sweden for seven years after seeking refuge at the ...

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Alex Hepburn found guilty of rape

LONDON: Australian-born former Worcestershire county cricketer Alex Hepburn was found guilty at a re-trial on Friday of raping a sleeping woman as part of a sex game conducted on WhatsApp. The BBC and Sky television reported the jury delivered a unanimous guilty verdict on a count of oral rape after ...

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Indian actress Shilpa Shinde receives rape threats for supporting Pakistan

BOLLYWOOD: Indian actress Shilpa Shinde has been receiving rape threats for supporting Navjot Singh Sidhu’s statement in support of Pakistan. The actress stated that she absolutely feels that one cannot and should not blame Pakistan entirely because of a few terrorists attack. After Sidhu’s statement created uproar on social media, ...

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Death penalty to man who raped 3-year-old girl in India

NEW DELHI: A court on Wednesday awarded death sentence to a person who was found guilty of raping and killing a three-year-old girl in Jharkhand’s Gumla district. According to a lawyer, Additional District Judge (ADJ-1) L. Dubey of Gumla district awarded the death sentence to Bandhan Oraon and slapped a ...

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‘It’s shocking’: Madhuri on Alok Nath

BOLLYWOOD: Madhuri Dixit says she was shocked to read names of Alok Nath and filmmaker Soumik Sen, people she has previously worked with, in the #MeToo movement as she was not privy to this side of their personalities. In the #MeToo movement, which hit Bollywood in August last year, Nath ...

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