prison rape

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prison rape

Rape that occurs when the victim is assaulted by another prisoner or by a prison employee.
See also: rape
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Custodial violence, non-recording of arrest, victimisation of innocent people, custodial rape, and fabrication of evidence are some of them.
Over a year ago the Senate unanimously passed a private members bill on torture, custodial death and custodial rape but since it was not passed by the National Assembly within the stipulated period after it's laying in the assembly it had now been sent to the joint session of the parliament,' he said.
This included wrongful detention, custodial rape, false implication and delay in initiating criminal proceedings against the accused Sub Inspector.
Rana Shamim tabled a report on the bill to provide for the prevention of all acts of torture, custodial death and custodial Rape perpetrated by public servants or any person acting in an official capacity and for the protection of citizens of Pakistan and of all other persons for the time being in Pakistan from such acts [The Torture, custodial Death and Custodial Rape (Prevention and Punishment) Bill, 2017.
OMCT and HRCP welcomed in a letter submitted to NA on Thursday on the draft Torture, Custodial Death and Custodial Rape Bill that has been pending before the National Assembly.
Islamabad -- The Senate today unanimously four private members bills namely the anti honor killings laws amendment bill, the bill to amend the Qanooni Shahdat Order 1984, the bill to amend the privatization commission ordinance 2000 and the bill to provide for the prevention of torture, custodial death and custodial rape, all moved by PPP Senators.
Goa police has charged Tejpal with rape, custodial rape and outraging the modesty of a woman colleague during a conclave sponsored by Tehelka at a five-star hotel in Goa last month.
As seen by some of the responses to this case, instances of familial and custodial rape present doughty challenges to even the most adamantine feminists.
The rape law was subsequently amended to put the onus of proving innocence on the accused rather than the victim, especially in custodial rape cases.
The Senate passed the proposed Torture, Custodial Death and Custodial Rape Bill (Prevention and Punishment) Act, 2015, in March that year, but it was never passed by the National Assembly.
They recommend that the government should review adoption of 'the Torture, Custodial Death and Custodial Rape (Prevention and Punishment) Bill, 2015 and 21(H) of ATA to bring them in conformity with Convention Against Torture (CAT).
The passed bills included AntiHonour Killings Laws (Criminal Laws Amendment) Bill 2014, the Torture, Custodial Death and Custodial Rape (Prevention and Punishment) Bill 2014, the AntiRape Laws (Criminal Laws Amendment) Bill 2014 and the Privatization Commission (Amendment) Bill 2013.