CSA in the news – 16th April 2013

A cry in the dark

She was gangraped by 16 boys, nine of them juveniles. She was beaten, cut up and her genitals mutilated. She made it to hospital, but was sent home with first-aid. When she survived to fight, she ran into an indifferent administration and influential accused. Schools denied her admission, and others mocked and threatened her.

Chances are you haven’t heard this 16-year-old’s story. Three days after the brutal attack on her, the Delhi bus gangrape would happen, and a grieving nation’s conscience would not find time or space for this distant town in remote Meghalaya.


Man arrested for kidnapping, raping a minor girl

The police have arrested a man for allegedly kidnapping and raping a minor girl in a village of Sirsa district. He was produced in a local court on Monday, which remanded him in judicial custody.



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UP: Man rapes minor girl at gunpoint, police refuse to file complaint

A minor girl was allegedly raped at gunpoint by a 30-year-old man in Pathakpur village in Etah district, police said on Monday. On March 25, the accused Balistar barged into the house of the 14-year-old victim and raped her at gunpoint, they said.