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Surat child rape case: Suspect arrested, Andhra Pradesh couple claims victim is their lost daughter

Cops believe that the body of a woman discovered near the crime scene area is likely the mother of the victim

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Gujarat ATS chargesheets two Surat men for Islamic State-inspired attacks

The two others include Shafi Armar alias Zaheb-al-Hindi, who is wanted in several bomb blasts carried out by Indian Mujahideen and Abdullah el-Faisal, a radical preacher in Jamaica. The Gujarat Ant...

6 hours
Mother of Surat rape victim also killed; cops arrest one

Mother of Surat rape victim also killed; cops arrest one - According to police, the girl and her mother were bought as bonded labourers from Rajasthan by the main suspect

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Surat rape-murder case: Three detained, police say girl’s mother also dead

People protest against rape incidents, seek capital punishment, in Ahmedabad. (Javed Raja/File Photo) IN A fresh breakthrough in the rape and murder of a minor girl, whose body with 86 injury marks...

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Gujarat ATS books two suspected ISIS operatives for planning to attack Jewish synagogue in Mumbai

The Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad on Friday filed a charge sheet in a court in Ankleshwar town of Bharuch district against two suspected ISIS operatives who were arrested last year. While the accuse...

12 hours
Cabinet likely to consider ordinance on death penalty for child rapists

The Union Cabinet is likely to consider an ordinance to award the death penalty to those convicted of raping a child up to 12 years of age amid widespread outrage across the country over such crime...

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Surat, previously known as Suryapur, is a well-developed metropolis of the Indian state of Gujarat. It is also administrative capital of the Surat district. The city is located 306 km south of state capital Gandhinagar, and is situated on the left bank of the Tapti River (Tapi), the center being around 22 km (14 mi) from its mouth.