India: Woman raped by four people in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Jul 15 (PTI) A 40-year-old woman was allegedly raped by four people in Rajasthan's Karauli district, police said Monday.

An FIR was registered against Ashok Bairwa, Dinesh Bairwa, Girdhar Sharma and Kailash Sharam under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act on Sunday, they said.

A medical examination of the victim was conducted on Monday, police said, adding the matter was being probed.

India: Four detained after head constable's murder

Jaipur, Jul 14 (PTI) Four persons, including a woman, were detained Sunday in connection with the murder of a police head constable in Rajsamand district.

Head Constable Abdul Gani, who was posted with Bhim police station, had gone to Hamela Ki Ber village on Saturday evening in connection with a case of dispute between two neighbours.

When Gani was returning to the police station on a motorcycle, he was attacked and killed allegedly by five-six persons who were armed with sticks, police said.

India: Married woman gang raped on pretext of job

Kota (Raj), Jul 14 (PTI) A 30-year-old married woman was allegedly gang raped in Prem Nagar area here on the pretext of getting a job, police said Sunday.

Five persons have been arrested in this connection, they said.

The woman was raped by five men in the house of one of the accused on Friday afternoon, SHO Vijay Shankar Sharma said.

India: Car rams into men doing roadside yoga, kills six

Jaipur, Jul 11 (PTI) A speeding car rammed into a group of people doing yoga by the roadside in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district Thursday morning, killing six men, police said.

The accident occurred on Kumher-Dhanwada state highway early morning when the car driver lost control over the vehicle.

The group was taking a morning walk and stopped on the way for a yoga session, SHO Kumher police station Raghbeer Singh said.

Four men died on the spot while two succumbed to the injuries later, Singh said.

India: Raj govt gives Rs 5 L compensation to rape victim family

Jaipur, Jul 2 (PTI) The Rajasthan government Tuesday gave a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the family of a seven-year-old girl who was allegedly raped last night.

The girl is admitted at JK Lone hospital here.

Chief whip of the ruling Congress Mahesh Joshi and party MLA Amin Kagzi met the family members and handed a cheque of Rs 5 lakh to the victim's father.

They also assured the family of proper action in the matter.

District collector Jagroop Singh Yadav said the compensation was sanctioned from the chief minister's relief fund.

India: 7-yr-old girl abducted, raped in Jaipur

Jaipur, Jul 2 (PTI) A seven-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and raped by an unknown person in Shastri nagar area here, police said on Tuesday.

The girl was found near the her house on Monday night and was taken to a local hospital where the doctors referred her to J K Lone hospital. Her condition is stated to be stable, they said.

"The girl was abducted by a motorcycle-borne man and taken to a nearby place where she was raped," police said.

India: Rajasthan Police charges Pehlu Khan lynched two years ago

Rajasthan Police has filed a chargesheet for cow smuggling against Pehlu Khan, who was lynched in 2017 by a Hindu mob of 'gau rakshaks' in Alwar for transporting cattle.  Now, the Rajasthan government has filed a chargesheet against the dead dairy farmer for cow smuggling.

Khan, a resident of a village in Mewat, had reportedly bought cattle to increase milk production in the wake of Ramzan. He had produced his receipts to the angry mob which killed him using sticks and rods.

India: Teenager abducted, raped in Rajasthan's Bundi

Kota (Raj), Jun 27 (PTI) A 17-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and repeatedly raped by two men in Rajasthan's Bundi district, police said Thursday.

The incident took place on Saturday and the FIR on the basis of the girl's complaint was registered on Wednesday, they said.

The girl was waiting at a bus stand to travel to her aunt's house near Nainwa town on Saturday evening when the two men from her village offered her a laced juice and after consuming it, she felt dizzy, Nainwa Station House Officer (SHO) Lakhan Lal said.

India: Man held for raping 17-yr-old niece in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Jun 27 (PTI) A man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly raping her 17-year-old niece in Pratap Nagar area here, police said.

Based on a complaint lodged by the girl's father, a case was registered against Ravi Sharma under Section 376 (rape) of the IPC and provisions of the POCSO Act, Pratap Nagar police station in-charge Sanjay Sharma said.

The accused was blackmailing the girl on the basis of a video clip and had demanded money from her, he said.

A probe into the matter was underway, he added.

India: 14 killed, about 50 injured as pandal (marquee) collapses

Barmer/Jaipur, Jun 23 (PTI) At least 14 people were killed and about 50 injured after a pandal fell on them due to strong winds and heavy rains during a religious programme in Barmer district of Rajasthan on Sunday, police said

A 'Ram Katha' was organised at a school ground near Rani Bhatiyani temple in Jasol area of the district. The pandal was uprooted by strong winds, trapping the people sitting under it, police said, adding hundreds of devotees were attending the programme

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