Sexual assault

Attempted rape charge against Man Utd star Greenwood dropped

Charges of attempted rape and assault against Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood have been dropped by prosecutors, British police said on Thursday.

Dani Alves detained over sexual assault allegation

Spanish police detained Brazil defender Dani Alves on Friday after questioning him in a police station in Barcelona over a sexual assault allegation, a spokesperson for the local Mossos d'Esquadra force told Reuters.

Benjamin Mendy found not guilty on six counts of rape

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy was found not guilty of six counts of rape and one count of sexual assault on Friday, while jurors could not reach verdicts on one count of rape and one of attempted rape, British media reported on Friday.

CU expels 2 students over sexual assault of female student

The authorities of Chittagong University have permanently expelled two of its students for their involvement in the sexual assault of a student of Chittagong University on July 17.

CU student sexual assault: 2 perpetrators identified

The Chittagong University (CU) administration and police have identified two persons in the case filed over sexually assaulting a female student at the Chittagong University campus on the night of July 17.

CU sexual assault: Fingers pointed at BCL men

Those who sexually assaulted a female student on Chittagong University campus on July 17 night are members of Bangladesh Chhatra League, said police sources and CU BCL insiders.

Extreme intoxication can be defence in homicide, sexual assault: Canada's Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Canada on Friday ruled that defendants accused of violent crimes such as homicide and sexual assault can use self-induced extreme intoxication as a defense, striking down a federal law supported by women's advocacy groups.

Nearly 6,000 sexual assaults reported to Uber in US

Nearly 6,000 instances of sexual assault, including more than 450 cases of rape, were reported to Uber in the United States in 2017 and 2018, the ride-sharing company says in a report on safety.

3 Madrasa Girls: Teacher faces music over sexual assault

A madrasa teacher has been suspended for allegedly sexually harassing three minor girls of his institution in Dinajpur’s Parbatipur upazila.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

Attempted rape charge against Man Utd star Greenwood dropped

Charges of attempted rape and assault against Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood have been dropped by prosecutors, British police said on Thursday.

January 20, 2023
January 20, 2023

Dani Alves detained over sexual assault allegation

Spanish police detained Brazil defender Dani Alves on Friday after questioning him in a police station in Barcelona over a sexual assault allegation, a spokesperson for the local Mossos d'Esquadra force told Reuters.

January 13, 2023
January 13, 2023

Benjamin Mendy found not guilty on six counts of rape

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy was found not guilty of six counts of rape and one count of sexual assault on Friday, while jurors could not reach verdicts on one count of rape and one of attempted rape, British media reported on Friday.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

CU expels 2 students over sexual assault of female student

The authorities of Chittagong University have permanently expelled two of its students for their involvement in the sexual assault of a student of Chittagong University on July 17.

July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022

CU student sexual assault: 2 perpetrators identified

The Chittagong University (CU) administration and police have identified two persons in the case filed over sexually assaulting a female student at the Chittagong University campus on the night of July 17.

July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022

CU sexual assault: Fingers pointed at BCL men

Those who sexually assaulted a female student on Chittagong University campus on July 17 night are members of Bangladesh Chhatra League, said police sources and CU BCL insiders.

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

Extreme intoxication can be defence in homicide, sexual assault: Canada's Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Canada on Friday ruled that defendants accused of violent crimes such as homicide and sexual assault can use self-induced extreme intoxication as a defense, striking down a federal law supported by women's advocacy groups.

December 6, 2019
December 6, 2019

Nearly 6,000 sexual assaults reported to Uber in US

Nearly 6,000 instances of sexual assault, including more than 450 cases of rape, were reported to Uber in the United States in 2017 and 2018, the ride-sharing company says in a report on safety.

May 7, 2019
May 7, 2019

Preventing Sexual Assault: HC unhappy at failure to carry out order

The High Court yesterday expressed dissatisfaction over the failure to implement one of its directives from 2009 that committees must be formed at all educational institutions and workplaces across the country for the prevention of sexual harassment.

May 7, 2019
May 7, 2019

3 Madrasa Girls: Teacher faces music over sexual assault

A madrasa teacher has been suspended for allegedly sexually harassing three minor girls of his institution in Dinajpur’s Parbatipur upazila.