The gang rape
of a 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist on a bus and her murder last December 16 shook the Indian capital, New Delhi, better known as the 'rape capital'.
Pre-trial custody was previously obligatory for those charged with gang rape
while house arrest was permissible in some cases of those charged with rape committed by an individual, particularly a minor.
A sessions court in Karachi had acquitted all four accused men - Ahsan Thebo, Sha'aban Sheikh, Roshan Thebo and Kaleemullah Thebo - in the gang rape
case last month.
Army soldier has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the gang rape
and murder of an Iraqi girl and the slaying of her family in 2006.
She uncovered a tsunami of drunk driving, robbery, child molestation, rape, and murder, including serial murders and brutal gang rapes
Taking notice of the reports about the alleged gang rape
of a 13-year-old house maid in Bahadurabad, the IGP sought a detail report from DIG East.
16 ( ANI ): In a latest twist in the Shimla gang rape
and custodial death cases, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday arrested former Shimla Superintendent of Police, DW Negi.
Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of gang rape
of 12-years-old girl resident of Kandh Kot, District Kashmor, Sindh.
THE Supreme Court slammed the Centre on Friday for not taking action against uploading of two gory gang rape
videos on social networking sites and MMS services by unknown persons.
The three convicts common to both the cases are Jadhav, Ansari and Kasim Bangali whilst Shaikh is an accused in the July 31 case and Siraj Khan an accused in the August 23 gang rape
case of the photojournalist.
Sporadic protests flared in West Bengal on Friday, where earlier this month there were large demonstrations against police accused of failing to act on the gang rape
of a 16-year-old girl who was later murdered.