CSA IN THE NEWS – APRIL 21, 2014
Nirbhaya rerun in MP: Minor gang-raped and thrown off moving bus
In a shocking reminiscence of Delhi’s Nirbhaya tragedy, a 14-year-old dalit girl in Madhya Pradesh was allegedly gang-raped by five people inside a moving bus and then thrown out of the vehicle.
40-year-old man rapes 3 minor girls in Andhra Pradesh
Three minor girls were allegedly raped by a 40-year-old owner of a brick kiln at Choppadandi near here in Andhra Pradesh, police said on Sunday.
Minor ‘raped’ by govt contractor in Imphal
65-year-old contractor allegedly raped a minor girl in Imphal. Irate locals and women’s bodies staged a protest against the incident
Man held for molesting daughter
A 45-year-old supervisor working in a pharmaceutical company in Indore arrested for allegedly molesting his 13-year-old daughter.
Jawan charged with molesting 6-year-old girl
A jawan from the State Reserved Battalion (SRB) accused of molesting a six-year-old girl at Jalalpur village
61-year-old Omani national held for marrying two minor girls
A 61-year-old Omani national arrested for allegedly marrying two minor girls in the old city of Hyderabad within a week by paying money to their poor families
Experts come together to discuss how to deal with child sexual abuse
Schools shirk need for counsellors
With an increasing number of child sexual abuse cases coming to light, counsellors and child specialists rue the lack of recognition accorded to their role, of friendly guides to children, saying that counsellors can not only successfully fill the gap left by teachers, parents and peers combined, but also tackle delicate psychological issues in a scientific yet humane way.
Cops sit on daughter’s molestation complaint, man hangs self
A Dalit man commits suicide after police reportedly failed to act on a complaint of his 17-year-old daughter’s molestation.
Principal, director quit after protests over student’s rape
The principal and director of the school, where an 11-year-old student was allegedly raped by the bus attendant, resigns following strong protests from parents and a political party.