• Thursday, June 30, 2022

ASIA

Fresh attacks against girls worry India

By: Eastern Eye Staff

SHOCK AND FURY PROMPT CALLS FOR SEXUAL ASSAULTS ACTION A 17-YEAR-OLD Indian girl was fighting for her life on Monday (7) after being raped, doused in kero­sene and set alight, the second such case to shake the country this week as it reels from a series of brutal sexual assaults. The teenager was attacked last Fri­day (4) – the same day a 16-year-old was raped and burned to death, also in the eastern state of Jharkhand. Authorities in India are facing re­newed pressure to act on sexual crimes after the recent gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl. The cases…

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