rape case

‘Being asked to recuse from marital rape case’

Rebecca told a division bench of Justices Rajiv Shakdher and C Hari Shankar that she was asked to recuse herself from the issue because she supported criminalisation of marital rape.

published on : 25th January 2022

Puri shocker: 5-year-old girl raped on rooftop

Accused has criminal antecedents and was recently released from jail.

published on : 25th January 2022

Supreme Court declines Kerala plea seeking more time for actor Dilip's trial

The bench orally observed that it will not pass an order at the instance of the state government and disposed of the application leaving the rest to trial court.

published on : 24th January 2022

Karnataka HC raps trial court for granting bail to accused in girl rape case

The trial court had granted bail to L Gururaj from Sullia taluk of Dakshina Kannada district within two days of his arrest.

published on : 23rd January 2022

With the nuns, in letter and spirit

Among those who wrote letters supporting the survivor are actors Parvathy Thiruvothu and Rima Kallingal, director Leena Manimekalai and award-winning writer K R Meera.

published on : 20th January 2022

Noted criminal lawyer Shrikant Shivade, who represented Salman Khan in hit-and-run case, dead at 67

Shrikant Shivade represented actors Salman Khan in the 2002 hit-and-run case and actor Shiney Ahuja, who was booked in a rape case in 2009 in his career.

published on : 19th January 2022

Prime accused in Bamunigaon rape nabbed

Koraput police on Monday arrested notorious criminal Lal Bahadur Darji alias Lalu, the prime accused in Bamunigaon rape case that took place on December 24.   

published on : 18th January 2022

Franco Mulakkal case: Prosecution to file appeal in Kerala HC

“The court has accepted the authority of the accused over the complainant and hence established a fiduciary relationship between them.

published on : 16th January 2022

'Society will not forgive you': Former BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar's daughter to Priyanka Gandhi

Kuldeep Sengar was sentenced to life imprisonment in December 2019 for raping a girl in Makhi village and is currently in jail.

published on : 16th January 2022

Kerala Police will provide security to nuns, convent if required: Kottayam SP Shilpa

Kottayam Superintendent of Police D Shilpa said they have approached the Special Public Prosecutor to assess the scope for appeal in the case.

published on : 15th January 2022

Inconsistent versions of survivor pose questions on her credibility: Court while acquitting Bishop Franco Mulakkal

In his 289-page verdict, the judge said the survivor's claim that she was raped on 13 occasions under duress cannot be relied on the basis of her solitary testimony.

published on : 15th January 2022

Money and muscle power have won: Reactions galore on Franco Mulakkal's acquittal

National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma expressed shock at the verdict. “Shocked at the judgment of Kerala Additional District and Sessions Court.

published on : 15th January 2022

Franco Mulakkal acquitted: An unexpected twist to three year legal fight

Reactions show that the judgment has surprised not only the public but also legal experts

published on : 15th January 2022

Franco Mulakkal acquitted: Shocked, nuns to continue fight for justice

We haven’t got justice from the judiciary. We will fight for our sister till she gets justice even if we have to lose our lives.

published on : 15th January 2022

Bishop Franco Mulakkal's acquittal in rape case: Nuns say they will file appeal

The court said it was evident that the victim was swayed under the influence of others who had other vested interests in the matter.

published on : 15th January 2022
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