Death for rape, murder accusedDarbhanga: A court in Darbhanga district of Bihar awarded the death sentence to a man who had abducted, raped and killed a seven-year-old girl three years ago.
The decree came on Wednesday, when the justice JS Verma committee report, which stopped short of recommending capital punishment for rapists, was released.
Boy axes father for molesting sisterIndore: A teenager axed his father to death for allegedly molesting his sister at Indore’s Bhawani Nagar colony on Thursday, said police. The boy, along with his maternal grandfather and an uncle, killed his father who used to regularly molest his 14-year-old daughter.
Woman confesses murder to avenge rapeKarnal: In a twist to a murder case, a woman confessed that to avenge her rape she had committed the murder for which her father had been held. On December 10, Joginder Singh, 30, of Bhudha Khera village of Karnal district was found seriously injured. Before his death, he had named the woman’s father for trying to kill him.