Indian police arrest fourteen persons for kidnapping, raping and burning teenage girl

‚ÄčIndian police on Saturday arrested 14 people suspected of kidnapping, raping and burning to death a teenage girl, the latest in rising crimes against women in India despite toughening of laws. District Magistrate Jitendera Singh said the accused abducted the girl from Chatra, a village in eastern Jharkhand state, while she was attending a wedding… Read More Indian police arrest fourteen persons for kidnapping, raping and burning teenage girl

Two arrested for gang-raping and battering woman to death in India

An Indian woman was gang-raped and then brutally murdered by men who smashed her skull with bricks after she had threatened to inform authorities, police in the northern state of Haryana, said on Monday. Police have arrested two men for rape and murder in Sonipat town, and six more were being investigated after the victim’s… Read More Two arrested for gang-raping and battering woman to death in India

India Tourism Minister advice female tourists to avoid wearing skirts

India’s tourism minister Mahesh Sharma made a suggestion that female tourists in India should avoid wearing skirts for their own safety. The comments were made over the weekend while promoting a welcome kit that will be handed out to tourists when they arrive in India. “There’s a card in there listing the do’s and don’ts.… Read More India Tourism Minister advice female tourists to avoid wearing skirts