Left Menu
Development News Edition

Minor girl commits suicide after being raped by man, boy: Cops

PTI | Hyderabad | Updated: 11-08-2019 21:47 IST | Created: 11-08-2019 21:35 IST
Minor girl commits suicide after being raped by man, boy: Cops
Representative Image Image Credit: ANI

A 15-year-old girl on Sunday allegedly committed suicide a day after she was raped by two people, including a minor boy, in Warangal district, police said. The girl, a ninth standard student, was taken by two people known to her a 20-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy - on a bike from her house to a nearby Mandal on Saturday and was allegedly raped by the duo who later dropped her at her residence, they said.

The girl, who stays at her grandmother's house, narrated the incident to the elderly woman and later hanged herself at the house, a senior police official told PTI over the phone. Police registered a case under IPC sections 376 (rape), 306 (abetment to suicide) and relevant provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, and were questioning the duo.



How UK’s 'best prepared' healthcare system failed to gauge COVID-19

The UK is proud of their public health system and its unlike any other country as around 90 percent of British public supports the founding principles of National Health Service. But without accurate data being available to stakeholders in ...

Poor on IHR capacity progress in 2019, WHO says Cambodia tops COVID-19 response

Despite being in proximity to Hubei, the original epicenter of COVID-19 pandemic, Cambodia has reported just 226 confirmed cases and zero deaths. After seeing the data, WHO appreciated Cambodias healthcare information system but experts dou...

Loopholes in Healthcare Information System may have failed Singapore COVID-19 model

In the initial days of the COVID-19 outbreak, Singapore was in the limelight for its effective healthcare system and pandemic response plan. However, Singapore has now joined the list of the worst-hit nations and the situation is even worse...

Australia's COVID-19 response: Digital infrastructure of help but implementation remains a challenge

Australias ongoing plans to upgrade its health information system helped by the Digital Health Strategy seem even more practical due to the pandemic. But as evident during the pandemic, administrative lapses and the complex matrix of power ...


Latest News

My belief Ram Mandir will represent India as strong, prosperous, harmonious nation with justice for all and exclusion of none: Advani

A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone for a Ram temple in Ayodhya, veteran BJP leader L K Advani on Tuesday said it is a historic and an emotional day for him and for all Indians, as he recalled the pivotal dut...

Israel not involved in Beirut blast, Israeli official says

Israel has nothing to do with a huge explosion at the Beirut port area on Tuesday, an Israeli official said.Israel has nothing to do with the incident, the official said on condition of anonymity. Israels Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi tol...

Sharechat in talks with Sequoia Capital to raise around Rs 1,500 cr

Indian social media app Sharechat is in talks with US-based venture capital firm Sequoia Capital to raise around Rs 1,500 crore, according to a source. Sharechat has seen over 100 per cent growth in its downloads and active user base in Ind...

South Sudan refugee, athlete, Olympian is newest UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Yiech Pur Biel was a member of the first Refugee Olympic Team that competed at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Since then, he has travelled to 26 countries as an athlete and advocate for refugees and has been actively involved eff...

Give Feedback