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Child Sex Abuse

Manchester City Win Court Case Against 8 Men Over Former Youth Coach Barry Bennell's Abuse Case

Jan 10, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Former Manchester City youth coach Barry Bennell is serving a 34-year prison term for sexually abusing boys. He was convicted of sexually abusing boys on five separate occasions.

Former FC Barcelona Youth Coach Investigated For Sexual Abuse; Xavi 'Stunned'

Dec 12, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Albert Benaiges was a key member of Barcelona's youth training academy from 1991-2011, coinciding with a generation of the club's best players, including Andres Iniesta and Xavi.

Pope Expresses 'Shame' For Child Sexual Abuse Within Clergy In France

The pope spoke during his regular audience at the Vatican about a report released Tuesday that estimated some 330,000 French children were abused by clergy and other church authority figures dating back to 1950.

Interstate Sex Racket Busted, 3 Held From Assam, Bihar

Aug 10, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

'The culprits used to communicate with the potential customers via social media. The sex racket operated in the hotel or in one of the rooms rented by Bhardwaj in Jiyabharali Apartment. In this process, all the accused got commissions,' police said.

Delhi Tuition Teacher Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Two Students

One of the sexual assault victims of the 30-year-old tuition teacher in Bawana was his 13-year-old niece.

09 June, 2021

Maharashtra: 3 Held For Running Sex Racket; 2 Women Rescued

Outlook Web Bureau

Acting on a tip-off, officials of the anti-human trafficking cell sent a decoy customer to the accused on Monday.

29 April, 2021

Former Germany Defender Christoph Metzelder Trial On Charges Of Child Pornography Begins

Associated Press (AP)

The 40-year-old Metzelder is accused of possessing child and youth pornography and of forwarding 29 files to three different women.

09 March, 2021

Gujarat: Man Thrashed For Rape Attempt On Minor; Dies In Hospital

Outlook Web Bureau

Kalpesh Vasava succumbed to his injuries after being thrashed by a group of people for his alleged attempt to rape a minor

06 March, 2021

Khaira Mutt Mahant Accused Of Raping 17-Year-Old Girl In UP

Outlook Web Bureau

The mahant is a close relative of the girl and after her father's death, he had brought her to the mutt on the pretext of teaching but raped her multiple times for the last five years

05 March, 2021

SC To Hear Plea Filed By 14-Year-Old Rape Victim Seeking 26-Week Pregnancy Termination On March 8

Outlook Web Bureau

The counsel appearing for Haryana was asked by the bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde to file the medical report of the girl in a sealed cover.

02 March, 2021

Madrasa Teacher Sentenced 5 Years' Rigorous Imprisonment For Molesting Two Minor Girls

Outlook Web Bureau

Both the 11-year-old and the 9-year-old victims are sisters who refused to go to the madrasa after they accused the teacher of touching them inappropriately


01 March, 2021

If You Are Willing To Marry Her, The Court Will Consider Bail Plea: SC To Rape Accused

Outlook Web Bureau

But on learning that the accused is already married, the court ordered him to seek regular bail

28 February, 2021

CBI Identifies 10 New Victims Who Were Allegedly Sexually Abused By UP-Based Engineer

Outlook Web Bureau

Junior engineer Ram Bhuwan had served in the state’s irrigation department before he was suspended and arrested on charges of sexual abuse.

28 February, 2021

Shocking! Teenage Boy Arrested For Raping 4-Year-Old Girl

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident occurred in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit village, police said

24 February, 2021

Facebook Crackdown On Child Abuse Content; Tightened Norms, New Tools Added

Outlook Web Bureau

Facebook said using its apps to harm children is 'abhorrent and unacceptable'.

06 February, 2021

Bombay HC Suspends Jail Term For 19-Year-Old Convict For Raping His Minor Cousin

Outlook Web Bureau

The court ruled that a minor's consent falls under a legal grey area as consent given by a minor is not valid in the eyes of law.

29 January, 2021

Shocking! Man Rapes His Minor Stepdaughter; Gets 20 Years Rigorous Imprisonment

Outlook Web Bureau

In a bone-chilling incident, a fast track court in Raipur has sentenced a 47-year-old man to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment for raping his minor stepdaughter


24 January, 2021

Shocking! Woman In Kerala Charged For Sexually Abusing Her Minor Son

Outlook Web Bureau

The accused has claimed that she is being framed by her estranged husband and his second wife

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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