In another addition to the spiralling cases of rapes in Haryana, a 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by an elderly fruit seller in Ratia area in Fatehabad. Police have arrested the vendor Sohan Lal. According to the complaint lodged by mother of the girl, the accused had
been raping her daughter during the school hours, police said.
The girl, a student of class six in a government school, was lured by the elderly man on the pretext of giving her fruits, police said.
The girl narrated the incident to her father yesterday.
The police have brought the victim and the accused to Fatehabad for medical examination.
The state has witnessed a spurt in cases of rapes during the last two months.
The government on Friday announced several steps to tackle the crime against woman, including a round-the-clock help line and increased patrolling by the police in rural areas.
On Saturday, the special women helpline number 81466-93100 was installed in police control room, Panchkula.
The Supreme Court has held that the two-finger test on a rape survivor violates her right to privacy, and asked the government to provide better medical procedures to confirm sexual assault.
The Bombay High Court has refused to quash a criminal complaint against an artist who painted nude and derogatory pictures of his estranged wife in his bedroom
Ahead of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India, about 50 people on Saturday held a protest in Delhi demanding suspension of talks with China.
Rejecting the bail plea of Saradha Group promoter Sudipta Sen and one of his close aides, a West Bengal court Saturday sent them to judicial custody till May
The Tihar Jail here registered a record turnover of Rs.32.17 crore in 2012-13 against a turnover of Rs.12.20 crore during the previous year.
The orange city on Saturday recorded a maximum temperatures of 47 degrees Celsius, making it the hottest place in the country
Eight villagers, including 3 children, and a securityman of elite Cobra battalion were killed in an encounter between security forces and the ultras in Naxal-affected Bijapur.