September 10, 2017

India 13-year-old rape victim's baby dies two days after birth

Image copyrightGetty Images The baby of a 13-year-old Indian rape victim, allowed by the Supreme Court to terminate her pregnancy, has died two days after he was born. The baby had been in neonatal intensive care in Mumbai but died on Sunday. The girl, who was 32 weeks pregnant, gave birth to the boy by Caesarean section on Friday, the hospital said. Her father’s colleague is under arrest for the

India school staff held over pupil murder

Image copyrightPTIImage caption Ryan International School in Gurgaon has been temporarily shut Two senior officials at a prominent school in northern India have been arrested in connection with the murder of an eight-year-old student. Police in Gurgaon near Delhi said the school had “failed” to protect the student from a school bus conductor who allegedly slit his throat on Friday after trying to sexually assault him. The accused was held