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The sexual abuse came to light during a counseling session at a Nirbhaya centre recently, the officials said.(HT photo)

Kerala: Minor rape survivor reveals she was sexually abused by 38 men

By HT Correspondent, Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 06:15 AM IST
The minor girl was first raped in 2016, when she was 13. A case under the Pocso Act was filed and the girl was moved to a shelter home in the district. She was allowed to go home in 2017, but soon she filed a complaint accusing a neighbour of sexual assault.
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The accused were arrested under section 376 (d) (gang rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and under relevant section of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The accused were arrested under section 376 (d) (gang rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and under relevant section of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

MP: 8 held for rape of 13-year-old

By Shruti Tomar, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 11:51 PM IST
Police have identified the eight accused Akash Singh, Rahul Kushwaha, Paras Soni, Manu Kewat, Onkar Rai, Eitendra Singh, Rajnish Choudhary and Rohit Yadav. All the accused are in the age group of 20 to 30 years and they will be produced in court on Monday.
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The spot where the girl’s body was found in Ghaziabad’s Khoda village on August 3, 2018.(Sakib Ali/ HT Photo)
The spot where the girl’s body was found in Ghaziabad’s Khoda village on August 3, 2018.(Sakib Ali/ HT Photo)

Ghaziabad minor’s murder case: Police add rape and POSCO Act to probe, suspect still on run

By Peeyush Khandelwal | Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2018 08:57 AM IST
A senior police official said that though the postmortem report did not clearly indicate sexual assault but on the basis of other findings, the IPC section for rape and provisions of the POCSO Act have been added to the case investigation.
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Following the report, the girl’s complaint was forwarded to Mitauli police, who registered an FIR.(Representative image)
Following the report, the girl’s complaint was forwarded to Mitauli police, who registered an FIR.(Representative image)

Lakhimpur: FIR against JNV teacher for ‘molesting’ Class 7 student

By Rajeev Mullick | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2018 12:26 PM IST
On April 19, the Class 7 student complained to school principal Anita Kumari alleging molestation by her teacher during one of the classroom sessions on April 17, police said. Principal Anita Kumar formed a committee headed by vice-principal Abha Shukla and sought an inquiry report.
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The number of sexual offences registered against children increased by an alarming 300% over the last five years.(Illustration: Rahul Krishnan)
The number of sexual offences registered against children increased by an alarming 300% over the last five years.(Illustration: Rahul Krishnan)

Every 15 minutes, a child is subjected to sexual offence: CRY report

By Rajeev Mullick | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON APR 25, 2018 11:53 AM IST
Every 15 minutes, a sexual offence is committed against a child in India, as per an analysis by CRY that shows a steady rise in sexual offences against children.
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The court relied on the testimony of the victim, who said her mother had taken her to the convict’s house in north-west Delhi for treatment of her backache through witchcraft but, instead, he inappropriately touched her private parts.(AFP file photo)
The court relied on the testimony of the victim, who said her mother had taken her to the convict’s house in north-west Delhi for treatment of her backache through witchcraft but, instead, he inappropriately touched her private parts.(AFP file photo)

Man, who claimed to practise witchcraft, convicted of sexually assaulting minor

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 11:16 AM IST
A city court held the man guilty of sexually assaulting and inappropriately touching a 12-year-old girl after sending her mother out to get some items to be used in treatment of a backache.
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