Archive for August, 2014

A 40-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly gangraped by ten persons who committed the crime after assaulting and overpowering her husband and son in the Cantonment area here, police said today. The incident took place late last night when the family, while returning from its field, was overpowered by the accused hiding in a jungle, it […]

Karnataka High Court today upheld a lower court’s order acquitting all the 32 accused in the 2000 Kambalapalli Dalit carnage in Chintamani taluk of Kolar District, which had claimed seven lives. A division bench comprising Justices K N Phanindra and Mohan Shantanagoudar, in their verdict, dismissed government’s appeal against lower court’s order, citing lack of […]