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3 BBA students force male hosteller to drink alcohol, stripped and filmed him, blackmailed for Rs 60K
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3 BBA students force male hosteller to drink alcohol, stripped and filmed him, blackmailed for Rs 60K

The accused have been expelled by the college management for the alleged ragging. Also, a case of assault and blackmailing has been registered by the police

Rajasthan: Five booked for allegedly raping 13-year-old girl for over a year
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Rajasthan: Five booked for allegedly raping 13-year-old girl for over a year

The 13-year-old lived with her mother, who worked as domestic help, and four brothers. Her father had died during the COVID-19 pandemic

Bengaluru: Teacher held for sexually assaulting at least 15 students
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Bengaluru: Teacher held for sexually assaulting at least 15 students

As per the report, the 54-year-old teacher, Anjanappa, sexually assaulted several students who then decided to complaint against the teacher. Eight to Nine students informed their respective parents about the teacher’s inappropriate behavior

60-year-old man rapes eight-year-old girl in Mathura, consumes poison later
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60-year-old man rapes eight-year-old girl in Mathura, consumes poison later

Pyarelal brought the girl to his home after luring her on Monday evening and sexually assaulted her. Subsequently, he inserted a candle in her private parts, an official said

Supreme Court bans two-finger rape test: Why the ‘unscientific’ exam is regressive and sexist
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Supreme Court bans two-finger rape test: Why the ‘unscientific’ exam is regressive and sexist

The apex court came down heavily on the practice of the two-finger test to gauge rape, saying it re-victimises and re-traumatises women. This examination is based on the patriarchal assumption that a woman who is sexually active is less likely to have been assaulted

Any person conducting two-finger test will be guilty of misconduct: Supreme Court
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Any person conducting two-finger test will be guilty of misconduct: Supreme Court

"Evidence of a victim's sexual history not material to case. It is regrettable that it continues to be conducted even today... The so called test has no scientific basis...it instead re-victimises and re-traumatises women," the top court stated

Hyderabad: Principal’s driver rapes 4-year-old student, ​Telangana govt shuts school permanently
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Hyderabad: Principal’s driver rapes 4-year-old student, ​Telangana govt shuts school permanently

Telangana's education minister Sabitha Indra Reddy said that the Hyderabad District Education Officer has been directed to 'immediately cancel' the recognition of the DAV school in Banjara Hills where an LKG student was allegedly sexually assaulted

Gurugram: Naked body of woman with injury marks on genitals found in abandoned suitcase near IFFCO Chowk
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Gurugram: Naked body of woman with injury marks on genitals found in abandoned suitcase near IFFCO Chowk

Police said that the woman was strangulated to death. A doctor of the medical board, which conducted her post-mortem, said a possibility of rape cannot be ruled out

NCPCR to investigate sexual assault of minor by Muslim cleric, says Priyank Kanoongo
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NCPCR to investigate sexual assault of minor by Muslim cleric, says Priyank Kanoongo

Police said that the 24-year-old accused cleric has been arrested and cases under section 377 IPC and 6/8 POCSO Act have been registered at Karawal Nagar police station

Muslim cleric 'sexually assaulted' 11-year-old boy in Delhi madrassa, booked under POCSO Act
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Muslim cleric 'sexually assaulted' 11-year-old boy in Delhi madrassa, booked under POCSO Act

Police said that the 24-year-old accused cleric has been arrested and cases under section 377 IPC and 6/8 POCSO Act have been registered at Karawal Nagar police station

Sexual assault by husband can take form of rape, says Supreme Court. Understanding why this is significant
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Sexual assault by husband can take form of rape, says Supreme Court. Understanding why this is significant

Forceful pregnancy of a married woman can be treated as ‘marital rape’, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday. While the order recognises marital rape purely within the ambit of abortion, it is significant for women in India, where a sexual assault by a husband is not criminalised

Malayalam actresses allege sexual assault at mall in Kozhikode
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Malayalam actresses allege sexual assault at mall in Kozhikode

Police said an investigation has been launched and efforts are on to identify and trace the culprits.

Malayalam actresses experiences sexual misconduct at a mall in Kerala
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Malayalam actresses experiences sexual misconduct at a mall in Kerala

A purported video of a Malayalam actress experiencing sexual misconduct during a film promotion event at a mall in Kozhikode went viral on social media platforms soon and the local TV channels aired the same.

Karnataka Congress leader Manoj Karjagi arrested for sexually assaulting 20-year-old woman employee working at his salon
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Karnataka Congress leader Manoj Karjagi arrested for sexually assaulting 20-year-old woman employee working at his salon

Karnataka Congress leader Manoj Karjagi allegedly grabbed the woman and demanded sexual favours from her when he visited the parlour on Saturday for inspection

55-year-old man gets five years in prison for sexually assaulting 12-year-old relative
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55-year-old man gets five years in prison for sexually assaulting 12-year-old relative

The special court has imposed a fine of Rs 1.5 lakh on the convict and directed that the amount be paid to the victim

South Mumbai school peon stalks, sexually assaults 15-year old girl student, shows private parts in video call; arrested
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South Mumbai school peon stalks, sexually assaults 15-year old girl student, shows private parts in video call; arrested

Police said that the 32-year-old peon would chase the minor girl child, make inappropriate touches upon finding her alone in school

Karnataka rape-accused mutt head and other ‘godmen’ who have been embroiled in sex abuse cases
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Karnataka rape-accused mutt head and other ‘godmen’ who have been embroiled in sex abuse cases

'Godmen' who exploit women are not an anomaly in India. Stories of Asaram Bapu, Gurmeet Ram Rahim and Gulzar Ahmad Bhat have sent shockwaves across the country. Now Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru, the chief pontiff of Karnataka’s influential Lingayat mutt, has been arrested for sexually abusing girls

Govt school teacher among 2 held for rape of four-year-old LKG girl in Tamil Nadu
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Govt school teacher among 2 held for rape of four-year-old LKG girl in Tamil Nadu

The incident came to light when the girl's parents took her to hospital for treatment after she had repeatedly complained of irritation in her private parts. The doctors later informed that the child was subjected to sexual assaults

Chhattisgarh: ITBP constable held for molesting woman in train
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Chhattisgarh: ITBP constable held for molesting woman in train

Constable Bhupendra Singh allegedly molested the woman passenger in the train and when she resisted his move, he intimidated and abused her, an official said

30 years jail term to a man who raped his minor step-daughter in Kerala
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30 years jail term to a man who raped his minor step-daughter in Kerala

The court convicted the accused on the basis of the victim's testimony as well as the statement given by her younger sister who witnessed the assault