VAWM in the news | 31st Oct


Woman raped as hubby held at knifepoint

NAVI MUMBAI: Two youths gang-raped a female labourer, while her husband was held at knifepoint outside their hut in Ulwe near Belapuron Saturday.


Murder case lodged against husband, in-laws

A case of murder was lodged against a family in Banthra on Sunday after they cremated the body of their daughter-in-law without informing her parents. The 35-year-old woman, identified as Meena, wife of Ramgopal, a resident of Khataula village in Banthra, had allegedly committed suicide on Saturday night.


Rape accused held at Delhi airport

The 65-year-old real estate agent, booked last week for raping and
later marrying the minor, was held at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi
International Airport on Saturday afternoon. He also has various
sections of the Child Marriage Act of 1929 slapped against him. Cops
from the Sadar police station were already looking for him after the
offences got registered.


Man arrested for raping daughter

In a gory case of incest, a railway employee was on Saturday forwarded to jail for allegedly raping his only daughter at their rented house at Vijay Nagar under the Patrakar Nagar police station area. The 14-year-old victim alleged her father, a yard master posted at Garhara in Begusarai district, had been sexually assaulting her for quite some time.


Girls confined illegally, one raped as ‘repayment’ of loan!

Unable to repay a loan of Rs40,500, a girl was allegedly raped by a
money-lender who kept the girl and her younger sister in illegal
confinement for a week. The incident occurred in Vivekanandnagar under
the Kanbha police station jurisdiction, just 25 kms away from
Ahmedabad on October 24.


85-yr-old woman gets life for bride burning

An 85-year-old woman has been sentenced to life imprisonment along
with her elder son for burning alive her younger son’s wife for
failing to fulfil her dowry demands.

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