Tuesday, February 27, 2024



Father of Colombian children who survived plane crash accused of abuse

BOGOTA, AUGUST 13: Colombian prosecutors announced sexual abuse charges on Saturday against the father of two of the 4 Indigenous children who survived a May plane crash in the South American country's Amazon region. The children went missing after the small plane they were traveling in went down, killing their mother and 2 other adults. In a statement, prosecutors accused Manuel Ranoque of sexually abusing his 13-year-old step daughter, who was widely credited with ensuring that she and her younger siblings survived the more than 5-week-long ordeal in the Amazon...
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Assam: Father, domestic help arrested for physically abusing adopted child

Guwahati, May 6: A doctor and his family's domestic help were arrested in Guwahati on Saturday for allegedly physically abusing his adopted daughter, police said. The arrests were made after photographs of the four-year-old girl tied to a pole on the terrace of their apartment went viral on social media on Friday. The doctor's wife, also a medical practitioner, has not appeared before the police so far. She instead made a video and uploaded it on social media, claiming that a conspiracy was hatched to "defame and destroy" her family....

Still sad, but at peace knowing that justice has been delivered: Nirbhaya’s father

New Delhi, December 16: It has been nine years to the fateful day when Nirbhaya was brutally gangraped in a moving bus in the national capital, and even though her parents still miss her, they say they have found closure after the convicts were hanged last year. The 23-year-old physiotherapy intern, who came to be known as ''Nirbhaya'' (the fearless), was also savagely assaulted in the moving bus in south Delhi on December 16, 2012. She died a fortnight later. Six people, including a juvenile, were named as accused. While...