Reports of Rape, Harassment From Across India

As the country gears up for concrete measures to combat crimes against women, reports of rape and sexual harassment still pour in. 

In Indore a teenager hacked his father to death for molesting his sister, while a woman was harassed  in a bus en route to Delhi from Dehradun.

Bus En Route to Delhi From Dehradun

A Delhi-based lawyer has been arrested for harassing a married woman passenger on a bus in Chhapar area of the district, police said today.

The accused Brij Bhushan Tyagi (28) was allegedly inebriated when he committed the offence on a bus en route to Delhi from Dehradun.

Sources said that the accused allegedly beat up the husband, accompanying the 25-year-old woman, when he protested against the harassment of his wife before police arrived on the spot and took Tyagi into custody.

The accused, who has been booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, was later produced in court and released on bail, police said.

In another incident, tension prevailed between youth of Prasoli and Dunghar villages over the harassment of a girl by some students of DAV College Budhana town of the district.

Police said the trouble began last evening after some students from Dunghar village teased a girl, who is a resident of Prasoli. The accused students are absconding, they said.

Indore in Madhya Pradesh

A young boy axed his father to death for allegedly molesting his sister here in the wee hours today, police said.

The teenage boy, along with his maternal grandfather and uncle, axed to death his father Hukumchand Balai (45), who used to allegedly molest his 14-year-old daughter, at their home in Bhawani Nagar colony here, Banganga police station in-charge Yogesh Singh Tomar said.

After killing him, the three themselves went to the Banganga police station to report the incident, following which they were arrested, Tomar said.

The body was sent for postmortem, he said, adding, the weapon used for the killing was recovered from the spot.

Gohana Town in Haryana

A Dalit woman was allegedly gang-raped by five youth in Haryana's Gohana town, police said today.

The victim was called by a woman to her residence where she offered her 'prasad' laced with some intoxicating substance yesterday, they said.

Later, she handed her over to the accused in an unconscious condition and they took turns to rape her.

A case has been registered against the accused while the further probes are on, police added.

Man held for sexual harassment of minor girl

Erode in Tamil Nadu

A 25-year old man was arrested today on the charge of sexual harassment of a teenaged girl, his neighbour, police said today.

The man, a percussion instrument 'thavil' artiste of Vattakadu near Anthiyur in the district, had sexually assaulted the 14-year old girl yesterday in his thatched shed.

She raised alarm following which the man ran away from the place.

After she informed her family members, they lodged a police complaint.

The man was arrested and produced before a magistrate court in Bhavani which remanded him to judicial custody for 15 days.

Surat in Gujarat

A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 20-year-old youth in a field near Simhada Nahar road here, late yesterday night, police said.

A case in this regard was registered today at Kapodara police station, they said.

The youth told the girl to collect vegetables from the field claiming that her her aunt had asked her to do so, they said.

Believing the youth, the girl reached the field to collect vegetables, where she was allegedly raped by the youth, who is still absconding.

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