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Journalists gather around an Indian police vehicle carrying seven people accused in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Six men were convicted and one was acquitted on Monday. Another suspect will be tried in juvenile court.
I had heard that I wouldn't. That everyone says they will but few actually do. The conveniences of clean roads, bribery -free administrative offices, and judiciary and policing that works will be too much to give up.
Each afternoon the men of Thennamadevi leave their village and head for the surrounding fields, many carrying bottles of high-strength home-brewed alcohol. Hours later they stagger back home through the paddy fields of the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. Thennamadevi is racked by alcoholism.
Indian law does not typically allow terminations after 20 weeks, unless a woman's life is in danger. The child, from Rohtak, Haryana state, is around five months pregnant and is expected to give birth in another four months. The law was enacted to combat the effects of a cultural preference for sons, which led to millions of female foetuses being aborted over the years.
The Goa High Court ordered the maximum sentence against Samson D'Souza after finding him guilty on Wednesday of culpable homicide, sexual assault on a minor, provision of drugs and destruction of evidence. The year-old's bruised and half-naked body was found in shallow water on a beach in Goa. Her death and her mother Fiona MacKeown's fight for justice made international headlines, shining a spotlight on the seedy side of the popular resort destination as well as on India's sluggish justice system.
Scarlett Keeling's semi-naked body was found covered in 50 injuries lying face-down in the water in Goa, India, Bombay's High Court heard. A beach shack worker who raped and killed a British teenager in Goa has been jailed for ten years. Scarlett Keeling, 15, was abused on a tourist beach in Goa and her body was found covered in 50 injuries in February
Jump to navigation. An Indian-origin man in the US has been charged with sexual enticement of an year-old girl after he had sex with her. Sachin Aji Bhaskar, a year-old resident of New York's Buffalo city, contacted the minor girl who claimed to be 15 on a social media application in August.
Amid a troop of monkeys in the Katraniaghat forest range in northern India roamed a naked human girl, playing with the primates as if she were one of them. She looked emaciated, her hair disheveled. But she appeared to be in a comfortable state, until the police arrived.