India Jammu policemen face charges over girl's rape, killing Court filing by police lays bare circumstances of eight-year-old Muslim girl's death in mainly Hindu district of Kathua. The retired official, Sanji Ram, ordered his nephew and a policeman to kidnap the girl in January to terrorise members of her nomadic Bakerwal community into leaving Kathua district in the region's mainly Hindu Jammu division, according to a court filing. The girl was heavily sedated, kept in a Hindu temple, and gang-raped by at least three men over the course of four days in mid-January, the police said in the charge sheet made public on Tuesday. Kashmir villages 'destroyed' by Pakistan army shelling She was later strangled and her body was found in the forest near the temple. One of the three suspected rapists was a policeman.
PTI Photo An all-woman crew commanding the INSV Tarini on Monday returned to Goa after successfully circumnavigating the globe in a foot sailboat in more than eight months, the first-ever Indian expedition steered by women sailors. The 'Navika Sagar Parikrama' expedition was flagged off on September The crew was led by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi. Occasionally, he also directly spoke to them and kept the nation's motivation and interest on," Sitharaman said after receiving the crew. She said she felt 'honoured' by the achievement of the young women. The crew covered 21, nautical miles in the Indian-built sailing vessel INSV Tarini that visited five countries and crossed the Equator twice, the Navy said.