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CBI officials arrive to investigate the case of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after being allegedly gang-raped, in Hathras.

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CBI officials arrive to investigate the case of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after being allegedly gang-raped, in Hathras.

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Students of Jhansi University stage a protest demanding stringent punishment against all the accused involved in the alleged gang-rape of a 17-year-old girl at a hostel inside Government Polytechnic College, in Jhansi.

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Police arrested all accused involved in the alleged gang-rape of a 17-year-old girl yesterday at a hostel inside Government Polytechnic College, in Jhansi.

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Congress Party workers hold placards during their candlelight vigil demanding justice for Hathras victim, in New Delhi.

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Congress Party workers hold placards during their candlelight vigil demanding justice for Hathras victim, in New Delhi.

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Police stand guard as members of various civil society organisations protest demanding justice to Hathras alleged gang-rape victim, in Thane.

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A man holds her daughter during a protest march by workers of Bathinda Social Group demanding justice for Hathras victim, in Bathinda.

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Members of National Scheduled Castes Alliance and Sant Samaj Sangharsh Committee during a protest over the Post Matric Scholarship scam and demanding justice for a Dalit woman who died after being allegedly gang-raped in Hathras (UP), in Patiala.

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Women Wing of TMC participates in a rally to protest over the death of Hathras victim, in Kolkata.

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Activists take part in a protest march demanding justice for the 19-year-old Dalit woman, who died after four men allegedly gang-raped and assaulted her last month, in Jalandhar.

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Representatives of various religions during a prayer meeting in solidarity with the 19-year-old woman, who died after four men allegedly gang-raped and assaulted her last month, in New Delhi.

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Activists hold placards during a protest demanding justice for the 19-year-old Dalit woman, who died after four men allegedly gang-raped and assaulted her last month, at Ambedkar Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam women's wing Secretary Kanimozhi along with party workers holds a candle during a protest march over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Hathras, in Chennai.

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Students during a protest rally over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped two weeks ago in Hathras (UP), in Kolkata.

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Citizen Forum activists hold placards and banners during a protest march over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Hathras, in Amritsar.

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Police personnel try to stop Congress workers while they were on their way to Mahatma Gandhi statue during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped two weeks ago in Hathras (UP), in Gurugram.

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Congress supporters being detained by police during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Hathras (UP), in Surat.

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Dalit leader Udit Raj with party workers during their Delhi to Hathras Nyay March demanding justice for the 19-year-old Dalit woman, who died after being allegedly gang raped, in New Delhi.

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Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) senior leaders and supporters stage a protest over alleged gangrape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman, in Ranchi.

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Police personnel baton charge on Samajwadi Party workers during their visit to meet the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped two weeks ago, in Hathras.

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Police personnel try to stop RLD and Samajwadi Party workers during their visit to meet the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped two weeks ago, in Hathras.

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Police personnel baton charge on RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary and party workers during their visit to Hathras to meet the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped two weeks ago.

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Lawyers during a silent protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Hathras (UP), in Mumbai.

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Protestors hold placards during a protest condemning the alleged gang rape and killing of a Dalit woman, in Bengaluru. Protestors have been demanding the dismissal of the government of the northern Indian state where the 19-year-old woman from the country's lowest caste was allegedly gang raped and later died in a hospital.

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Bhim Army President Chandrashekhar Azad along with party workers on his way to meet the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after being allegedly gang-raped two weeks ago, at Sasni road in Hathras.

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Congress party workers stage a protest, demanding the transfer of Hathras district Magistrate Praveen Kumar Laxkar after a 19-year-old Dalit woman died after being allegedly gang-raped, Lucknow.

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Activists light candles during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in UP's Hathras, in Bhopal.

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Social activists stage " Sandle and Candle' march to protest against the Hathras incident, in Bhopal.

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Shiv Sena party youth wing activists hold posters of Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his eyes covered with a face mask, during a protest condemning the alleged gang rape and killing of a Dalit woman, in Mumbai. Protestors have been demanding the dismissal of the government of the northern Indian state where the 19-year-old woman from the country's lowest caste was allegedly gang raped and later died in a hospital. Dalits, formerly known as “untouchables” and at the bottom of India’s Hindu caste hierarchy, are victims of thousands of attacks each year. According to human rights organizations, Dalit women are particularly vulnerable to caste-based discrimination and sexual violence.

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Madhya Pradesh Mahila Congress activists burn an effigy protesting over the death of a 32-year-old Dalit woman, who was allegedly gang-raped and died by suicide in Narsinghpur district in Bhopal.

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Activists light candles during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in UP's Hathras, in Gurugram.

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Activists of various organizations during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in UP's Hathras, in Kolkata.

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TMC activists hold placards during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in UP's Hathras, in Kolkata.

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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra offers her condolences to the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after being allegedly raped two weeks ago, at Bulgadi village in Hathras.

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Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Rahul Gandhi meet the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after being allegedly raped two weeks ago, at Bulgadi village in Hathras.

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Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Rahul Gandhi meet the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after being allegedly raped two weeks ago, at Bulgadi village in Hathras.

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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra offers her condolences to the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after being allegedly raped two weeks ago, at Bulgadi village in Hathras.

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Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad along with party workers stage a protest outside Safdarjung Hospital over the death of Hathras gangrape victim, in New Delhi.

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Rajesh Tiwari, security counsellor and in-charge of disaster management with the Bhopal Railway Division, one of the accused in the alleged gangrape of a 22-year-old woman is being taken to the court in Bhopal.

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Congress leader Ajay Kumar Lallu meets the family members of a 13-year-old girl who was allegedly raped and murdered on Friday, at Isanagar in Lakhimpur Kheri.

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Pyare Mian, a Bhopal-based newspaper owner accused of raping minor girls, in police custody in Bhopal. He was brought to Bhopal a day after his arrest in Srinagar (J&K).

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Harvey Weinstein arrives at court in his rape trial in New York.

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BJP activists participate in a rally against the alleged rape and murder of a teen at Kumarganj, in Kolkata

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Former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand, accused of rape by a law student, is seen outside a government hospital after a medical examination following his arrest by a special team of Uttar Pradesh police, in Shahjahanpur.

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Rahul Raj being taken away from a special CBI court to prison van after the court awarded death sentence to him for raping and murdering of a B.Tech student, in Ranchi.

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Asha Devi, mother of the victim of the fatal 2012 gang rape on a moving bus, displays the victory sign, with her husband Badrinath walking beside her as they leave Supreme Court in New Delhi. Supreme Court rejected the final appeal of one of the four men sentenced to death for the 2012 fatal gang rape of a woman on a moving bus in New Delhi, paving the way for the four to be hanged.

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Residents block a road during a protest against the death of a rape victim, who was allegedly set on fire earlier this month, in Muzaffarpur. The victim succumbed to her burn injuries Tuesday at a hospital in Patna.

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Angry people burn tyres and block a road during a protest against the death of a rape victim, who was allegedly set on fire in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur earlier this month, in Patna. The victim succumbed to her burn injuries at a hospital in Patna.

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Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav meets the family members of Unnao rape victim at her native village in Unnao.

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College students raise slogans during a protest against alleged gangrape of a college student, in Patna

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Police use water cannons to disperse Patna University students who were protesting against the alleged gangrape of a college student, in Patna.

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B. N. College students burn a tyre during a protest against the gangrape of a college student, in Patna.

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Nirbhaya rape case victim's mother outside the Patiala House Court in New Delhi. The four convicts in the case, who are on death-row, are to be produced in the court today.

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A group of students raise slogans during a protest over rape incidents, outside Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani's residence, in New Delhi.

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Family members and relatives carry the mortal remains of Unnao rape victim for burial under tight security at Unnao. The woman was set afire by five men, including two of her alleged rapists, on Thursday morning when she was going to Rae Bareli to attend a court hearing.

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Activists take part in a candlelight march in solidarity with rape victims and to highlight the issue of violence against women in the country, at ITO, in New Delhi

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Activists take part in a candlelight march in solidarity with rape victims and to highlight the issue of violence against women in the country, at ITO, in New Delhi.

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Activists hold placards in support of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal during a candlelight march to highlight the issue of violence against women in the country, at ITO, in New Delhi.

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Activists during a candlelight march in solidarity with rape victims and to highlight the issue of violence against women in the country, at ITO, in New Delhi.

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Indian Youth Congress (IYC) activists light candles during a protest demanding justice for rape victims, at UP Bhawan in New Delhi

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Indian Youth Congress (IYC) activists raise slogans during a candlelight march demanding justice for rape victims, at UP Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Policemen stand near an ambulance carrying the mortal remains of the rape victim, who succumbed to severe burns in Delhi hospital, arrived at her native village, in Unnao district, Uttar Pradesh.

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Mortal remains of the rape victim who succumbed to severe burns in Delhi hospital reaches her native village, in Unnao district, Uttar Pradesh.

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Unnao rape case victim's body being taken away after the post-mortem at Safdarjung hospital, in New Delhi. The rape victim died Friday night following a cardiac arrest after battling for life for almost 40 hours.

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Unnao rape case victim's body being taken away after the post-mortem at Safdarjung hospital, in New Delhi.

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Unnao rape case victim's body being taken away after the post-mortem at Safdarjung hospital, in New Delhi. The rape victim died Friday night following a cardiac arrest after battling for life for almost 40 hours.

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Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal on the fourth day of her hunger strike demanding for Centre to create a strong system of deterrence punishment to rapists in the country, at Samta Sthal, in New Delhi.

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An ambulance carrying the Unnao rape survivor, who was set afire earlier today, to be air-lifted from Civil Hospital in Lucknow to Delhi, in Lucknow.

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A child displays a placard during a protest against the Hyderabad rape and murder case, in Mumbai.

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People shout slogans condemning rising cases of rape and violence against women during a protest in Ahmadabad. Hundreds of people gathered in various cities to demand justice in the case of a veterinarian who was gang-raped and killed last week.

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Members of All India Democratic Youth Organisation (AIDYO), All India Democratic Students Organisation (AIDSO) and others stage a protest against Hyderabad rape and murder case in New Delhi.

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Members of All India Mahila Sanskritik Sanghathan (AIMSS) raise slogans during a protest against the rape and brutal murder of a Hyderabad veterinarian last week, in Bengaluru.

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Members of All India Democratic Youth Organisation (AIDYO), All India Democratic Students Organisation (AIDSO) and others stage a protest against Hyderabad rape and murder case in New Delhi.

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National Students' Union of India (NSUI) members wearing black bands raise slogans during a protest against the rape and brutal murder of a veterinarian in Hyderabad last week, in New Delhi.

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A member of National Students' Union of India (NSUI) members wearing black band holds a placard during a protest against the rape and brutal murder of a veterinarian in Hyderabad last week, in New Delhi.

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Girls along with activists take part in a candle light protest over the Hyderabad rape and murder case, in New Delhi.

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Girls along with activists take part in a candle light protest over the Hyderabad rape and murder case, in New Delhi.

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Students and members of Voice of Amritsar hold placards during a protest demanding justice for the rape and murder of a 25-year-old veterinarian, in Hyderabad.

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Muslim women take part in a candle light protest demanding justice for the rape and murder of a 25-year-old veterinarian, in Kolkata.

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JLN (Jawaharlal Nehru) Medical college students light candles as they participate in a candle light procession demanding justice for the rape and murder of a 25-year-old veterinarian, in Ajmer. The veterinarian, who was on her way home after a medical check-up on Wednesday night, was raped, killed and set abalze by four lorry workers.

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Women organisations and students hold placards during a protest demanding justice for the rape and murder of a 25-year-old veterinarian, in Hyderabad. The veterinarian, who was on her way home after a medical check-up on Wednesday night, was raped, killed and set abalze by four lorry workers.

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Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy talks to the media regarding the gangrape and murder of the woman veterinarian at Shamshabad, Hyderabad.

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People participate in a candle light march infront of Charminar in solidarity with P Priyanka Reddy, who was working as an assistant veterinarian at a state-run hospital and whose charred remains was found under a culvert, in Hyderabad.

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Governor of Telangana Tamilisai Soundararajan meets famiy members of Priyanka Reddy, who was working as an assistant veterinarian at a state-run hospital and whose charred remains was found under a culvert, in Hyderabad.

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Members of Indian Youth Congress during a candle light march in solidarity with P Priyanka Reddy, who was working as an assistant veterinarian at a state-run hospital and whose charred remains was found under a culvert in Hyderabad, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Members of Indian Youth Congress light candles during a candle light march in solidarity with P Priyanka Reddy, who was working as an assistant veterinarian at a state-run hospital and whose charred remains was found under a culvert in Hyderabad, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Students participate in a rally in solidarity with P Priyanka Reddy, working as an assistant veterinarian at a state-run hospital and whose charred remains was found under a culvert, in Hyderabad.

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Footwear's lie on the road after clashes between protestors and police during a demonstration demanding justice for P Priyanka Reddy, who was working as an assistant veterinarian at a state-run hospital and whose charred remains was found under a culvert, in Hyderabad.

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Protestors and police clash during a demonstration demanding justice for P Priyanka Reddy, who was working as an assistant veterinarian at a state-run hospital and whose charred remains was found under a culvert, in Hyderabad.

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Protestors and police clash during a demonstration demanding justice for P Priyanka Reddy, who was working as an assistant veterinarian at a state-run hospital and whose charred remains was found under a culvert, in Hyderabad.

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Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Swati Maliwal takes part in a protest over the gangrape and murder of woman veterinarian in Hyderabad , in New Delhi.

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A woman in police detention along with her brother after she reportedly staged a protest over the gangrape and murder of woman veterinarian in Hyderabad , in New Delhi

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People stage a protest in front of the visiting Telangana Women and Child Welfare Minister Satyavati Rothod at the residence of the veterinary doctor who was brutally murdered yesterday, in Hyderabad

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In this frame grab taken from video provided by KK Productions, Indian police officers inspect the site where they found the burned body of a 27-year-old veterinary doctor who they say was raped and killed on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India. Police commissioner V.C. Sajannar says the woman went missing Wednesday night and her body was found by a passer-by in an underpass on the outskirts of Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana state.

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Police personnel arrested more than ten tribal youths who were allegedly involved in the gang rape of a student from National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL) at Kanke, in Ranchi.

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Police arrest four persons in connection with the Noida gangrape case, in Noida.

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A woman holds up her hands outside the Justice Ministry in Madrid, Spain. Thousands in Spain are demonstrating to demand changes in criminal laws and the country's judiciary after a new ruling on a sex assault case revived the debate over the fair treatment of victims. Monday's protests come after five men accused of gang raping an unconscious 14-year-old three years ago were sentenced between 10 to 12 years behind bars for sexual abuse instead of assault or rape.

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Former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand, accused of rape by a law student, is seen outside a government hospital after a medical examination following his arrest by a special team of Uttar Pradesh police, in Shahjahanpur.

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Police personnel stand guard as the 23-year-old law student, who has accused the BJP’s Swami Chinmayanand of raping her for more than a year, was brought to a local court to record her statement, in Shahjahanpur.

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