Violence against women
In a statement to police, the victim had said that she set herself on fire because she had become fed up with domestic issues.
Scrutiny, protests, and swift police action are no guarantees of justice; the criminal justice system also has to work.
Crimes against women are not simple aberrations of desire; they are entrenched through complex systems.
Pakistan’s truth is that we kill women and leave children to watch over their bodies.
The suspect took the deceased woman, who was a beggar, and her child to a deserted area before raping her and stabbing them.
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SSP says while a pistol was found at the suspect's house, initial investigation did not show a firearm injury.
The alleged killer has been remanded to police custody for 3 days and an investigation into his motives has been initiated.
None of the suspects has so far been arrested in one case; one of the alleged rapists arrested in second case.
In the FIR, police did not mention the rape at gunpoint and the video clip of the incident.
Law enforcers stationed at the judicial complex apprehended the attacker and handed him over to the area police.
The victim told the police she had been staying at the house of her late father's close friend where the incident occurred.
The judge also imposed a fine of Rs300,000 on the suspect.
Kerala recorded 66 dowry-related deaths between 2016 and 2020 and more than 15,000 cases of “cruelty by husband and relatives”.
The policemen dragged and humiliated the women and kept them in illegal detention for several hours.
FIR registered against seven people on husband's complaint.
Police say the victim had refused to do make-up of the suspect's daughter on the eve of her engagement.
A FIR has been registered on the complaint of the father; three suspects have been arrested.
The suspect is currently on the run and police are making efforts to apprehend him.
Five members of the girl's family, including her parents, are under investigation; police say all of them have left for Pakistan.
The Punjab chief minister has sought a report on the incident.
Police have registered an FIR and launched a search for the accused.
Police have registered a case 137/21 under PPC 376 on the complaint of victim’s brother ‘A’.
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Medical reports said victim had 70pc burn injuries and was in a critical condition.
Men need to be educated and then read the riot act. The enforcement of the law must be merciless in such cases.
It is all too easy to blame the woman for being raped.
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The 16-year-old girl's family members were among those who forced her to walk with the suspect to shame her: report.
Intrusive and insensitive questioning of victims in court can also discourage them to pursue the case further.