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Crime Against Women

Dowry Case: Man Sentenced To Life For Killing Wife, In-Laws Jailed For 3 Years

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The convict Raju killed his wife by slitting her throat for not bringing enough dowry. It was brought up in the Muzaffarnagar court that the Raju's parents accompanied him in carrying out the crime. Raju has been imprisoned for life.

Prevented Public Hanging, POCSO Skin To Skin Judgement Quashed: 2 Times Attorney General Challenged HC Orders

Nov 18, 2021 Priyam Shukla

POCSO Skin to Skin Contact Case: This is the second time when an Attorney General of India has appealed on the criminal side of a High Court judgement. AG prevented a public execution in 1986 before this.


Supreme Court Quashes Controversial Skin To Skin Contact Judgement

Supreme Court quashed a Bombay High Court judgement which acquitted a man under the POCSO Act saying groping a minor's breast without 'skin to skin contact' cannot be termed as sexual assault.

Hyderabad Man Faked Being CID Officer, Sent Obscene Messages To Woman, Arrested

Nov 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A man from Hyderabad who introduced himself as a CID official, asked the victim to make nude video calls and threatened to upload her morphed photos on social media if she failed to oblige.


Sexual Harassment Trial Of Prince Andrew Likely To Begin In Winters Of 2022

Virginia Giuffre, who says sexually harassed by Prince Andrew when she was 17 with the assistance of convict Jeffrey Epstein, has been accused of seeking 'another payday' at Andrew's expense by his lawyers.

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22 October, 2021

Three Boys Kill 6-Year-Old Girl In Assam For Refusing To Watch Porn, Arrested

Outlook Web Desk

3 boys from Assam have been arrested by the police for murdering a 6-year old girl who refused to watch porn videos, Assam Police informed.


13 October, 2021

Kerala Man Who Killed His Wife Using Snake Gets Life Imprisonment

Outlook Web Desk

Sooraj S Kumar, the husband of Uthra, his then 25 year old wife, was awarded life imprisonment by a Kerala Sessions court on Wednesday. Judge VI Manoj M termed this as a 'rarest of the rare' case.


11 October, 2021

Man Booked For Abandoning 10-Month Old Son Now Charged With Murder Of Live-In Partner

Outlook Web Desk

Sachin Dikshit had left his son near a cowshed in Gujarat on Friday night and was fleeing to UP via Rajasthan when the police managed to nab him in Kota on Saturday and brought him back: Police informed.


11 October, 2021

UK Police Won't Take Further Action In Prince Andrew's Sexual Assault Of Minor Case

Associated Press (AP)

Virginia Giuffre, sued Queen Elizabeth's second son, Prince Andrew. She claimed that she was trafficked by convict Jeffrey Epstein to have sex with Andrew in London when she was 17 and a minor under US Law.


06 October, 2021

Delhi Court Refuses Bail To Man Accused Of Raping And Forcibly Getting Woman Undergo Abortion

Outlook Web Desk

The woman does not forsake her other rights, including reproductive rights either when she enters into a sexual relationship with a partner, said the court.


29 September, 2021

Teenage Couple Paraded In UP With Shoes Around Neck And Blackened Faces For Alleged Affair

Outlook Web Desk

Based on a complaint lodged by the mother of the boy, a case was registered against 13 people under Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 including other relevant legal sections.


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20 September, 2021

Bombay HC To Virtually Hear Goa Govt's Plea In Tarun Tejpal Case On Oct. 27

Outlook Web Desk

In May 2021, Tarun Tejpal, the Editor-In-Chief of Tehelka Magazine was acquitted by a sessions court in a case where he was accused of sexually harassing a female colleague.


16 September, 2021

India Reported 2,533 Rape Cases And 1,849 Murders In 2020; 40% Of These From Delhi

Outlook Web Desk

Delhi accounted for nearly 40 per cent of all rape cases and almost 25 per cent murder cases among 19 metropolitan cities in India in 2020, according to latest government data.


16 September, 2021

Manipur School Girl Hanging: Allahabad HC Asks UP DGP To Attend Hearing

Outlook Web Desk

The court was hearing a petition which said that the Police were protecting the real accused. Three accused named in the FIR were not interrogated even after three months of the girl's death.


10 September, 2021

8 Charged Under POCSO For Parading Naked Minor Girl To Please Rain God

Outlook Web Desk

After the video clips went viral , a criminal case has been filed against 8 people, including 6 women in a village in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district. NCPCR also took cognizance of the matter.


10 August, 2021

Crime Branch To Probe UP Man's Plea To Hang Parents For Killing Wife, Says Lakhimpur Kheri SP

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

28-year-old Arundhati, the wife of an alumnus of Tata Institute of Social Sciences Narendra Verma, was murdered by her in-laws following an altercation. Vijay Dhull, the Superintendent of Police (SP) of Lakhimpur Kheri, speaks to Outlook about the matter,


22 July, 2021

Man Who Hates Women Planned Shooting At Sorority: US Authorities

Outlook Web Bureau

Federal prosecutors in a statement said Tres Genco, 21, identifies himself as an ‘incel’ -involuntary celibate- and has interacted with an online community who advocate for violence against women because they believe they are unjustly denied sexual or romantic attention.


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04 June, 2021

Protests As Austria Grapples With Violence Against Women

Associated Press (AP)

With 14 slain women, Alpine nation becomes one of the few European Union Countries with higher women killings than men


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Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.

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People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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